Catalogue: Important Russian Art Auction

15 October 2020

Artist Index / Full Catalogue

Fairy Tale Scene

29. KOROVIN, KONSTANTIN (1861–1939)

Fairy Tale Scene, signed, inscribed in Cyrillic "Voronezh" and dated 1906.

Oil and tempera on paper, laid on cardboard, 25 by 70 cm.
15,000–20,000 GBP

Provenance: Collection of Anatoly Durov (1864–1916), the renowned circus artist, Voronezh.
Thence by descent.
Acquired from Elena Durova-Faccioli (1873–1967), widow of the above, by the previous owner in the late 1950s.
Thence by descent.
Private collection, Europe.

Authenticity of the work has been confirmed by the expert I. Gerashchenko.

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.