Russian Art + NFT Auction

10 June 2021

Artist Index / Full Catalogue

Portrait of Sergei Diaghilev

* 137. LARIONOV, MIKHAIL (1881–1964)

Portrait of Sergei Diaghilev, signed with initials, also further signed, titled and dated 1906 on the reverse.

Ink on paper, 27 by 20 cm.
3,000–5,000 GBP

Provenance: A gift from the artist to Michel Seuphor, Paris.
Julian Barran Ltd., London.
Private collection, USA.

Authenticity of the work has been confirmed by the expert O. Glebova.

Related literature: For similar work, see M. Pojarskaia, Russian seasons in Paris 1908-1929, Moscow, Iskusstvo, 1988, illustrated on the back of the title page.

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.