10 June 2021
Allegorical Scene, stamped with the artist's Chinese stamp.
Oil on canvas, 76 by 104 cm.
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.