MacDougall's Russian Art Auctions 25-27 November 2019

25 Nov 2019

Artist Index / Full Catalogue


Fairy Tale Scene

226. KOROVIN, KONSTANTIN (1861–1939)

Fairy Tale Scene, signed, inscribed in Cyrillic “Voronezh” and dated 1906.

Oil and tempera on paper, laid on cardboard, 25 by 70 cm.
25,000–40,000 GBP


Provenance: Collection of Anatoly Durov (1864–1916), the renowned circus artist, Voronezh.
Thence by descent.
Acquired from Elena Durova-Faccioli (1873–1967), widow of the above, by the previous owner in the late 1950s.
Thence by descent.
Private collection, Europe.

Authenticity of the work has been confirmed by the expert I. Gerashchenko.


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.