8 June 2011
Gravedigger and Portrait of Alexander Pushkin, two works, one signed with a monogram and the other dated 1967, also further signed, inscribed in Cyrillic and dated on the reverse..
One oil on canvas and the other pencil and chalks, heightened with white, on blue paper, measuring 70.5 by 50.5 cm, and 30.5 by 23 cm respectively
Provenance: The A. Glezer Collection.
Acquired from the above.
The Lili Brochetain collection, Paris.
Authenticity of the work has been confirmed by the artist.
Literature: I. Golomshtok, A. Glezer, Unofficial Art from the Soviet Union, London, Secker & Warburg, 1977, p. 3, illustrated (Gravedigger)
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.