MacDougall's Russian Art Auctions 8-9 June 2011

8 June 2011

Artist Index / Full Catalogue

Pear Tree in Blossom,

18. KONCHALOVSKY, PETR (1876-1956)

Pear Tree in Blossom, signed, also further signed in Latin, numbered "640" and dated 1927 on the reverse.

Oil on canvas, 74.5 by 62.5 cm .
100,000-150,000 GBP

Provenance: Anonymous sale; Russian Pictures, Sotheby's London, 20 November 2002, Lot 87.
Private collection, UK.

Exhibited: 5th Exhibition of Paintings of P.P. Konchalovsky, Moscow, 1928.
26th Annual International Exhibition of Painting, Carnegie Institute, Pittsburgh, USA, 1928, No. 214 (label on the stretcher).

Literature: P. Konchalovsky, Khudozhestvennoe nasledie, Moscow, Iskusstvo, 1964, list of works from 1927, p. 168, ‘zhi 1621', No. 640, whereabouts unknown.

Pear Tree in Blossom,
Pear Tree in Blossom,

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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