5 June 2019 Important Russian Art Auctions, at Asia House

5 June 2019

Artist Index / Full Catalogue

Bird Cherry

§ 177. RABIN, OSCAR (1928–2018)

Bird Cherry, signed with a monogram and dated 1970, also further titled in Cyrillic, numbered “N 444” and dated on the reverse.

Oil on canvas, 79 by 99.5 cm.
18,000–25,000 GBP

Provenance: Collection of the artist.
Acquired directly from the above by Delia Niding, Moscow, c. 1970.
Thence by descent to the previous owner.
Russian Art, Christie’s New York, 24 April 2009, lot 359.
Private collection, Europe.

The work will be included in the forthcoming Oscar Rabin catalogue raisonné, being prepared by A&C-Projects, Michèle and Marc Ivasilevitch.

Related Literature: For similar work, see Oscar Rabine. Peintures. Dessins, Paris, A&C-Projects Michèle and Marc Ivasilevitch, 2010, p. 55, illustrated.

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.