Russian Art + NFT Auction

10 June 2021

Artist Index / Full Catalogue

The Runner

204. ESSAIAN, SERGEI (1939–2001)

The Runner, dated "1-09-91".

Mixed media on corrugated cardboard, 49 by 96 cm.
4,000–6,000 GBP

Provenance: Collection of Mstislav Rostropovich and Galina Vishnevskaya.
Thence by descent to the previous owners.
Rostropovich – Vishnevskaya: The Private Collection, Sotheby's London, 28 November 2018, lot 50.
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.
Private collection, UK.

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.