Important European Collection of Russian Art, plus Other Properties

30 May 2020

Artist Index / Full Catalogue

Allegorical Scene

* 82. YAKOVLEV, ALEXANDER (1887–1938)

Allegorical Scene, signed with the artist's Chinese monogram.

Oil on canvas, 76 by 104 cm.
25,000–40,000 GBP

Provenance: Collection of S. Morton Vose II, c. 1982 (label on the stretcher).
Private collection, USA.

Due to Iacovleff's strong interest in Chinese art, he sometimes stamped his works with a Chinese seal. This seal was his Chinese name and read Ya Kou Lo Fou, with the last character meaning "happiness".

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.