28 Nov 2018 Important Russian Art Auctions, at Asia House

28 November 2018

Artist Index / Full Catalogue

Laughing Baba

83. MALIAVIN, PHILIPPE (1869–1940)

Laughing Baba, signed.

Oil on canvas, 81.5 by 65.5 cm
40,000-60,000 GBP

Provenance: Russian Art, Sotheby’s New York, 23 April 2004, lot 15.
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.
Private collection, UK.

Authenticity of the work has been confirmed by the expert V. Petrov.

Literature: M. Semina, Filipp Maliavin, Moscow, BuksMArt, 2014, p. 159, illustrated; p. 205, listed.

Notes on symbols:
* Indicates 5% Import Duty Charge applies.
Ω Indicates 20% Import Duty Charge applies.
§ Indicates Artist's Resale Right applies.
† Indicates Standard VAT scheme applies, and the rate of 20% VAT will be charged on both hammer price and premium.