Important European Collection of Russian Art, plus Other Properties

30 May 2020

Artist Index / Full Catalogue


*§ 229. PIVOVAROV, VICTOR (B. 1937)

Fugitive, signed and dated 1986.

Charcoal and watercolour on paper, 25 by 32.5 cm.
1,500–2,000 GBP

Provenance: A gift from the artist to the philosopher Boris Groys and his wife, Cologne, c. 1987 (inscription on the reverse).
Authenticity of the work has been confirmed by the artist.

Exhibited:  Artists of the Russian Underground, MacDougall’s, London, October 2007.

Related literature:  For another version of the present lot, see V. Pivovarov, Serye tetradi, Moscow, Literaturnoe obozrenie, 2002, p. 358.

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Ω Indicates 20% Import Duty Charge applies.
§ Indicates Artist's Resale Right applies.
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