Russian Art + NFT Auction

10 June 2021

Artist Index / Full Catalogue

Backyard No. 1

205. ESSAIAN, SERGEI (1939–2001)

Backyard No. 1, signed with initials and dated 1995.

Acrylic on board, 121 by 121 cm.
5,000–7,000 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 51.
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.