MacDougall's Russian Art Auctions 25-27 November 2019

25 November 2019

Artist Index / Full Catalogue


30. PLAVINSKY, DMITRY (1937–2012)

Butterfly, signed with a monogram and dated 1966.

Oil on canvas, 99.5 by 75 cm.
25,000–40,000 GBP

Provenance: Acquired directly from the artist by James Ealum (B. 1930), a US diplomat, in Moscow.
Acquired from the above by the present owner.
Important private collection, UK.

Authenticity of the work has been confirmed by Maria Plavinskaia, the artist’s widow.

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.