10 April 2024

Artist Index / Full Catalogue

The Open Window

◎ 8. GORBATOV, KONSTANTIN (1876-1945)

The Open Window, signed and dated 1931, also further signed and titled on the reverse.

Oil on canvas, 87.5 by 106.5 cm.
SOLD FOR 116,935 GBP

Provenance: Collection of the artist’s family circa 1955.
Thence by descent to the previous owner.
Russian Paintings Day Sale, Sotheby’s London, 10 June 2009, lot 372.
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.
Important private collection, Europe.

Exhibited: Galerie del Vecchio, Leipzig, Germany.
Les artistes russes hors frontière, Musée du Montparnasse, Paris, 21 July–31 October 2010.

Literature: Exhibition catalogue, Les artistes russes hors frontière, Paris, Edition Paradox, 2010, p. 118, illustrated.

Verso of the present lot
Galerie del Vecchio label on the stretcher
The present lot as illustrated in the 2010 exhibition catalogue

The Open Window
The Open Window
The Open Window

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