Important European Collection of Russian Art, plus Other Properties

30 May 2020

Artist Index / Full Catalogue


Paris. Notre Dame

204. KOSHLYAKOV, VALERY (B. 1962)

Paris. Notre Dame, diptych, each part signed (one with initials), dated 2007 and numbered "1" and "2" respectively. One part further inscribed "Cities. Gallery of symbols/"Paris", other - "Symbols. Paris", other - "Symbols. Paris" on the reverse.

Acrylic on canvas, 200 by 380 cm.
35,000–50,000 GBP


Provenance: Collection of Olivier Varenne.
Acquired from the above by the present owners in 2012.
Saatchi Collection.

Exhibited: Gaiety Is The Most Outstanding Feature Of The Soviet Union: New Art From Russia, Saatchi Gallery, London, 21 November 2012–9 June 2013.

Literature: Exhibition catalogue, Gaiety Is The Most Outstanding Feature Of The Soviet Union: New Art From Russia, Saatchi Gallery, 2012, pp. 56–57.

The present lot as illustrated in the 2012 exhibition catalogue.

Paris. Notre Dame
Paris. Notre Dame

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