8 June 2009
RUSSIAN (KHOLUI?), XIX CENTURY
39.7 by 33 cm.
He is portrayed bust-length, looking directly at the beholder, hair parted in the centre, locks arranged over the left shoulder, with refined features rendered with fine outlines and emphasised by white brushstrokes, the garments in complimentary red and green, the tunic with a gold hem that matches the oversized tripartite halo.
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.