MacDougall Auctions 8 June 2009

8 June 2009

Artist Index / Full Catalogue

Jewish Ladies in Persia

* 348. SARYAN, MARTIROS 1880-1972

Jewish Ladies in Persia signed and dated 1913, also further signed, titled in Cyrillic “Jewish ladies/mother and daughter-in-law/in Persia”, numbered “641” and dated on the reverse

Oil on canvas, laid on card, 36.5 by 52 cm.
100,000-150,000 pounds

Provenance: Acquired directly from the artist's family.

Authenticity certificate from the Expert Centre of Cultural Values, Republic of Armenia, expert M. Stepanyan.

Related Literature: For similar works, see A. Kamensky, Martiros Saryan. Oils, Watercolours, Drawings and Illustrations. Theatre and Stage Design. Compliers Sh. Khachaturyan, L. Mirozyan, Leningrad, Aurora, 1987, p. 283, plate 57.
Vera Razdolskaya, The Greatest Masters of Fine Art. Martiros Saryan. St. Petersburg, Aurora, 1997, pp. 52, 62 and 91. Martiros Saryan, Compiler Ch. Khachatouryan. Samara, Agni, 2003, pp. 174, 182 and 198.

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.