Important European Collection of Russian Art, plus Other Properties

30 May 2020

Artist Index / Full Catalogue

The Eiffel Tower by Night

77. KOROVIN, KONSTANTIN (1861–1939)

The Eiffel Tower by Night, signed and dated 1924.

Oil on canvas, 81 by 60 cm.
150,000–250,000 GBP

Provenance: Acquired directly from the artist in Paris by Josef Skvor, General Manager of Skoda in Russia in the 1920s.
Thence by descent to the previous owner.
Acquired from the above in 2005.

Authenticity certificate by the experts O. Atroshchenko, I. Gerashchenko and Yu. Chaykina.

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.