MacDougall's Russian Art Auctions 25-27 November 2019

25 November 2019

Artist Index / Full Catalogue

St George the Dragon Slayer

201. NESTEROV, MIKHAIL (1862–1942)

St George the Dragon Slayer, signed on the label on the reverse.

Oil on canvas, laid on panel, 62.5 by 36.5 cm.
50,000–70,000 GBP

Provenance: Private collection, Europe.

Authenticity of the work has been confirmed by the expert V. Petrov.

The work is offered in the original frame, commissioned by M. Nesterov from the renowned A. Kosterin workshop of icon painting and bespoke church framing and gilding, St Petersburg. There is a workshop label and a further commission label signed by the artist on the reverse of the painting.

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.