5 June 2019 Important Russian Art Auctions, at Asia House

5 Jun 2019

Artist Index / Full Catalogue


What Time Is It? (7 November 1987), from the series “Festive Demonstration of Workers”

* 201. FAIBISOVICH, SEMION (B. 1949)

What Time Is It? (7 November 1987), from the series “Festive Demonstration of Workers”, signed, inscribed in Cyrillic “tsikl “Prazdnichnaia demonstratsiia”, titled and dated 1989 on the reverse.

Oil on canvas, 170 by 200.5 cm.
80,000–120,000 GBP


Provenance: Important private collection, Switzerland.

Exhibited: From Wall To Freedom. 1984–1993, Imago Art Gallery, Lugano, 21 January–23 April 2016 (label on the stretcher).

Literature: Semion Faibisovich. Paintings from the 1980s, Moscow, Regina Gallery, 2001, p. 95, No. 57 illustrated.
Exhibition catalogue, From Wall To Freedom. 1984–1993, Lugano, Imago Art Gallery, 2016, illustrated.


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