MacDougall's Russian Art Auctions 8-9 June 2011

8 Jun 2011

Artist Index / Full Catalogue


Worshipping the Ass.

320. SVESHNIKOV, BORIS (1927-1998)

Worshipping the Ass.

Oil on canvas, 83 by 108.5.
60,000-80,000 GBP


Provenance: Private collection, Europe.

Exhibited: Drugoe iskusstvo. Moscow, 1956-76, Gallery "Moscow Collection", Moscow, 1991.
Boris Petrovich Sveshnikov, Gallery New Hermitage, Moscow, 10 July-17 August 2007.

Literature: Exhibition catalogue, Drugoe iskusstvo. Moscow, 1956-76, Moscow, Interbuk, 1991, p. 156, listed.
Exhibition catalogue, Boris Petrovich Sveshnikov, Gallery New Hermitage, Moscow, 10 July-17 August 2007, p. 41, listed.
For further information on this work, see V. Dudakov, Boris Sveshnikov. Svobodnyi v mire nesvobodnykh, Moscow, Galart, 2009, p. 10.


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