30 May 2020
Allegorical Scene, signed with the artist's Chinese monogram.
Oil on canvas, 76 by 104 cm.
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.
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