Important European Collection of Russian Art, plus Other Properties

30 May 2020

Artist Index / Full Catalogue

Violence at Noon

92. BERMAN, EUGENE (1899–1972)

Violence at Noon, signed with the artist’s monogram and dated 1962, also further signed with initials, inscribed “Roma./Rovine di un/tempio greco/al tramondo” and dated on the reverse.

Oil on canvas, 106 by 76 cm.
6,000–12,000 GBP

Provenance: Robert Miller Gallery Inc, New York.
Mitchell Algus Gallery, New York.
The House Sale, Christie’s New York, 6 March 2002, lot 228.
Pruskin: Decorative Art 1880–1960, Sotheby’s London, 2 April 2008, lot 278.
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.

Exhibited: Eugene Berman, The University of Utah, Utah Museum of Fine Arts, 15 November–3 January 1971.

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.