MacDougall's Russian Art Auctions 25-27 November 2019

25 November 2019

Artist Index / Full Catalogue

Haystack near Fresnay-sur-Sarthe

*§ 338. BENOIS, ALEXANDER (1870–1960)

Haystack near Fresnay-sur-Sarthe, signed, inscribed in French “Fresnay” and dated “IX 1953”, also further indistinctly inscribed in Russian and with a sketch on the reverse.

Pencil and watercolour on paper, 23.5 by 31.5 cm.
1,500–2,000 GBP

Provenance: Estate of the artist.
Thence by descent.
Acquired from the above by the previous owner.
Private collection, France.
Acquired from the above by the present owner.

Authenticity certificate from the expert V. Silaev.

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.