5 June 2019 Important Russian Art Auctions, at Asia House

5 Jun 2019

Artist Index / Full Catalogue


Kiss of Judas

61. GLAZUNOV, ILYA (1930–2017)

Kiss of Judas, signed, also further signed twice, inscribed in Cyrillic "Moskva" and dated 1989 on the reverse.

Acrylic on canvas, 100.5 by 176 cm.
12,000–18,000 GBP


Provenance: Commissioned from the artist by Dr Winter in Moscow in 1989 (inscription on the stretcher).
Acquired from the above by the present owner.
Private collection, Germany.

Authenticity of the work has been confirmed by the artist.

Literature: Ilya Glazunov, vol. 1, Moscow, Sobor Press, 1992, No. 109, illustrated and incorrectly dated 1985.


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.