10 June 2021
Standing Nude, signed with the artist's Chinese stamp and bearing studio stamp.
Sanguine on paper, 93 by 48.5 cm.
Provenance: Collection of Comte Georges Martin du Nord.
Works by Alexander Yakovlev and Nikolai Kalmakov from the Estate of a French Nobleman, Sotheby's London, 10 June 2008, lot 203.
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.
Private collection, USA.
Authenticity of the work has been confirmed by the expert O. Glebova.
Due to Alexander Yacovlev's strong interest in Chinese art, he sometimes stamped his works with a Chinese seal as in the case with this work. This seal was his Chinese name and read Ya Kou Lo Fo, 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.