28 November 2018
Spring, signed and dated 1946.
Oil on canvas, 62 by 98.5 cm.
Provenance: A gift from Alexei Kosygin, the Chairman of the Council of Ministers of the USSR (1964–1980), to Prime Minister Harold Wilson in Moscow in 1966.
Thence by descent.
Private collection, UK.
Authenticity of the work has been confirmed by the expert V. Petrov.
Notes on symbols:
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Ω Indicates 20% Import Duty Charge applies.
§ Indicates Artist's Resale Right applies.
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