30 May 2020
White Ball, signed, inscribed "17 ch. 45 m.", titled in Cyrillic and dated "1984-XI-16 piatnitsa" on the reverse.
Oil on canvas, 61 by 122 cm.
Provenance: Important private collection, Europe.
Literature: Zhitie Vasil Iaklicha Sitnikova napisannoe i narisovannoe im samim, Moscow, KKKuzminskii i EKP, 2009, p. 129, illustrated as Shar uchenika V.A. Smertenko.
Related Literature: For similar works, see Zhitie Vasil Iaklicha Sitnikova napisannoe i narisovannoe im samim, Moscow, KKKuzminskii i EKP, 2009, pp. 124–130, illustrated and mentioned in the text.
The present lot as illustrated in the 2009 publication.
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