MacDougall Auctions 28 November 2008

28 Nov 2008

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Portrait of Mrs Hoffman in a Hat

* 228. YAKOVLEV, ALEXANDER 1887-1938

Portrait of Mrs Hoffman in a Hat signed, inscribed "Capri", also further inscribed with dedication and dated 1932

Sanguine on paper, 66 by 48 cm.
6,000-9,000 pounds


Provenance: The Hoffman Family, who acquired works directly from the artist.

This work will be included in the book on Alexander Yakovlev prepared by V. Kruglov, the State Russian Museum.

The twin artists Ruth & Helen Hoffman, authors of Our Arabian Nights (1940), met Yakovlev in Paris, and also saw him in Iraq during his Citroen Expedition through the Middle East.


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.