28 Nov 2018 Important Russian Art Auctions, at Asia House

28 Nov 2018

Artist Index / Full Catalogue


Birch Trees by the Senezh Lake

* 191. KRYLOV, PORFIRY (1902–1990)

Birch Trees by the Senezh Lake, signed and dated 1968, also further signed, titled in Cyrillic and dated “1968 avgust” on the reverse.

Oil on canvas, laid on cardboard, 33 by 45.5 cm.
3,000-5,000 GBP


Provenance: Salon of the Art Fund of the USSR, Moscow (label on the reverse).
Gekkoso Gallery, Tokyo (labels on reverse of the frame and the backing board).

Exhibited: Modern Soviet Painting. Following the Flow of Human Realism. Leningrad, Riga, Minsk, Moscow, Kiev, Odessa, Mitsukoshi Main Store, Tokyo, 5–10 June 1973.

Literature: Modern Soviet Painting. Following the Flow of Human Realism, Tokyo, Gekkoso Gallery, 1973, p. 129, No. 244, illustrated.


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