5 June 2019 Important Russian Art Auctions, at Asia House

5 Jun 2019

Artist Index / Full Catalogue


Flowers in a Basket

* 34. IOGANSON, BORIS (1893–1973)

Flowers in a Basket, signed and dated 1959, also further signed, inscribed in Cyrillic with a dedication and dated "19 aprelia 1959 g" on the reverse.

Oil on canvas, 98.5 by 113.5 cm.
40,000–60,000 GBP


Provenance: A birthday gift from the artist to his wife, Nina Ioganson (inscription on the reverse: “Dorogoi moei devochke/v den rozhdeniia 19 aprelia/ot menia”).
Thence by descent.
Acquired from the above by the present owner.
Private collection, Europe.

Authenticity of the work has been confirmed by the expert Yu. Rybakova.

Exhibited: VI-ia vystavka proizvedenii chlenov, pochetnykh chlenov I chlen-korrespondentov Akademii khudozhestv SSSR, Moscow, 1962.
Peredvizhnaia gruppovaia vystavka proizvedenii chlenov Akademii khudozhestv SSSR, Ulianovsk, Kazan, Gorky, Tbilisi, Yerevan, Baku, 1963.
Sovetskie khudozhniki Akademii khudozhestv SSSR, Berlin, 1963 (label on the stretcher).
B. Ioganson. K 75-letiiu so dnia rozhdeniia, Moscow, 1969.

Literature: Reproduced on a postcard, Moscow, Goznak, 1960.
Boris Vladimirovich Ioganson, Moscow, Sovetskii khudozhnik, 1969, No. 68, illustrated.
Exhibition catalogue, B. Ioganson. K 75-letiiu so dnia rozhdeniia, Moscow, 1969, p. 38, 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.