Russian Art + NFT Auction

10 June 2021

Artist Index / Full Catalogue

Allegorical Scene

* 68. YAKOVLEV, ALEXANDER (1887–1938)

Allegorical Scene, stamped with the artist's Chinese stamp.

Oil on canvas, 76 by 104 cm.
15,000–20,000 GBP

Provenance: Private collection, USA.

Due to Alexander Yakovlev's strong interest in Chinese art, he sometimes stamped his works with a Chinese stamp as is the case with this work. This seal was his Chinese name and read Ya Kou Lo Fou, with the last character meaning 'happiness'.

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.