MacDougall Auctions 28 November 2008

28 November 2008

Artist Index / Full Catalogue

The Gifts of Spring (Rodnik)

* 2. SARYAN, MARTIROS (1880-1972)

The Gifts of Spring (Rodnik) signed and dated 1968, also further titled in Cyrillic, inscribed in Armenian, numbered "2750" and dated on the reverse

Oil on canvas, 89 by 116 cm.

The work presented here for auction was commissioned to mark the 2750th anniversary of the Foundation of Yerevan.

Provenance: Elizabeth D Trust.
Private collection, USA.

Literature: Arvest Magazine, Armenia, 1968, illustrated on the front page.

Related literature: For similar works see Sh. Khachaturian, L. Mirzoyan, Saryan, Agni, Samara, 2003, p. 189.
I. Golitsyn, Flowers, Sovetsky Khudojnik, Moscow, 1987, p. 27.

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.