28 Nov 2008
Alteration polyptych. One signed and titled in Cyrillic, also each further signed, inscribed, titled in Cyrillic, and numbered 1 to 4 on the reverse, c. 1979
Collage with photopaper on panel, the largest measuring 130 by 100 cm., the smallest measuring 100 by 100 cm.
Provenance: Acquired from XL gallery in 1997-1998 by the present owner.
Private collection, Germany.
Authenticity of the work has been confirmed by the artist.
Exhibited: Three Soviet Photographers (Abramov, Chuikov, Makarevich), Centre Pompidou, Paris, 1979.
Literature:From Gulag to Glasnost, Nonconformist Art from the Soviet Union, Thames and Hudson, 1995, New Jersey, p. 76, illustrated.
Notes on symbols:
* Indicates 5% Import Duty Charge applies.
Ω Indicates 20% Import Duty Charge applies.
§ Indicates Artist's Resale Right applies.
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