8 June 2009
Lady with a Cat's Skull signed, titled in Cyrillic and dated 1956 on the reverse
Oil on canvas, 80 by 70 cm.
Provenance: Acquired directly from the family of the artist by the previous owner. Private collection, Europe.
Exhibited: Boris Sveshnikov. Exhibition of Drawings and Oils from the Private Collections. New Hermitage, Moscow, June 10 - August 17 2007.
Literature: Exhibition catalogue, Boris Sveshnikov. Exhibition of Drawings and Oils from the Private Collections. New Hermitage, Moscow, 2007, p. 23 illustrated. Valery Dudakov, Boris Sveshnikov. Free Among the Unfree. Galart, Moscow, 2009, illustrated.
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