MacDougall Auctions 30 November 2004

30 Nov 2004

Artist Index / Full Catalogue


The Sale of Josef by his Brothers

20. REPIN, ILYA 1844-1930

The Sale of Josef by his Brothers Signed with initials.

Pencil drawing on paper, 21.8 by 35.3cm.
3,000-5,000 Pounds

Provenance: Private collection, Finland. This is a drawing by Repin for an unpublished edition of the Bible. Repin kept the drawing in his studio during his lifetime. A drawing of a very similar technique and size on the same subject is kept in the Tretyakov Gallery. E. Kirillina, Director of Research, Repin House Museum, Penaty, Russia.


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.