28 Nov 2018 Important Russian Art Auctions, at Asia House

28 Nov 2018

Artist Index / Full Catalogue


Lake Sevan

51. SARYAN, MARTIROS (1880–1972)

Lake Sevan, signed and dated 1953, also further signed in Cyrillic and Armenian, titled in Cyrillic, dated and numbered 296 on the reverse.

Oil on canvas, 53.5 by 73 cm.
40,000-60,000 GBP


Provenance: Collection of the artist.
Acquired directly from the above by a previous owner.
Russian Art, Paintings, Sotheby’s London, 12 June 2007, lot 172.
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.
Private collection, UK.

Related Literature: For similar works, see A. Kamensky, S. Khachatrian, Martiros Sarian. Paintings, Watercolours, Drawings, Book Illustrations, Theatrical Design, Leningrad, Aurora; Madison, Sphinx Press, 1988, p. 314, No. 366, illustrated in black and white and listed; pp. 322 and 323, No. 438, illustrated in black and white and listed.


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