MacDougall Auctions 29-30 November 2007

29 Nov 2007

Artist Index / Full Catalogue


The Murder of False Dmitry

* 9. MAKOVSKY, KONSTANTIN 1839-1915

The Murder of False Dmitry signed and dated 1906.

Oil on canvas, 206 by 285 cm.
500,000-1,000,000 Pounds


Provenance: Purchased directly from the family of the artist by the present owner.

Exhibited: XV Exhibition of the St. Petersburg Society of Artists, St. Petersburg, 1907.


Literature: Catalogue of the XV Exhibition of the St. Petersburg Society of Artists, St. Petersburg, 1907. Niva magazine, N43, St. Petersburg, 1908, p. 728, illustrated.

The work will be included in the second edition of the monograph on Konstantin Makovsky, prepared by Dr. Elena Nesterova.

The Murder of False Dmitry
The Murder of False Dmitry
The Murder of False Dmitry

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.