MacDougall Auctions 7-11 June 2010

7 June 2010

Artist Index / Full Catalogue

The Merchant's Wife

* 537. KUSTODIEV, BORIS 1878-1927

The Merchant's Wife signed and dated 1914

Charcoal, pastel, and chalk on cardboard, 54.5 by 40.5 cm.
120,000-150,000 pounds

Accompanied by a copy of Stolitsa i Usad'ba, No. 72, 1916, where the present lot is illustrated.

Provenance: Collection of N.M. Makarenko, Leningrad, until 1937.
Collection of V.V. Egerev, Kazan, 1937 to 1990.
Private coll

The Merchant's Wife

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.