28 Nov 2018 Important Russian Art Auctions, at Asia House

28 November 2018

Artist Index / Full Catalogue


228. KOTARBINSKY, VASILY (1848–1921)

Mermaid, signed.

Oil on canvas, 62 by 100.5 cm.
20,000-30,000 GBP

Provenance: Private collection, Europe.

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

Exhibited: Venere Russa. Fascino femminile nell’arte russa del Novecento, Foundazione Terruzzi Villa Regina Margherita, Bordighera, 9 July–28 September 2014.

Literature:: Exhibition catalogue, X. Muratova, Venere Russa. Fascino femminile nell’arte russa del Novecento, Milan, Silvana Editoriale, 2014, p. 16, illustrated.

Related literature:: For similar work, see G. Romanov, A. Muratov, Zhivopis russkogo salona. 1850–1917. Entsiklopediia, St Petersburg, Zolotoi vek–Sankt-Peterburg Orkestr, 2004, p. 316, illustrated as Goplana.

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