5 June 2019 Important Russian Art Auctions, at Asia House

5 June 2019

Artist Index / Full Catalogue

Monastery in Winter

179. SITNIKOV, VASILY (1915–1987)

Monastery in Winter, signed and dated 1975, also further signed, inscribed with the artist’s birth date “1915” and dated on the reverse.

Oil on canvas, 63.5 by 106.5 cm.
50,000–70,000 GBP

Provenance: Acquired directly from the artist by the previous owner.
Private collection, Canada.
Acquired from the above by the present owner in London in 2008.
Private collection, UK.

Literature: Zhitie Vasil Iaklicha Sitnikova napisannoe im samim, Moscow, KKKuzminskii i EKP, 2009, p. 221, illustrated.

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§ Indicates Artist's Resale Right applies.
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