MacDougall's Russian Art Auctions 1 December 2011

1 December 2011

Artist Index / Full Catalogue

Bay in Livorno

56. GE, NIKOLAI (1831-1894)

Bay in Livorno, indistinctly signed and inscribed "Livor...".

Oil on paper, laid on board, 23.5 by 31.5 cm.
40,000-60,000 GBP

Provenance: Formerly in the collection of N. Arzhanikov, Moscow.
Anonymous sale; Alfa-Art, Moscow, 1993.
Private collection, UK.

Authenticity of the work has been confirmed by the expert V. Petrov.

Exhibited: Nikolai Nikolaevich Ge, The State Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow; The State Russian Museum, Leningrad, 1971.

Literature: Exhibition catalogue, Nikolai Nikolaevich Ge, 1971, p. 33, listed.
T. Karpova, N.N. Ge. 1831-1894, Moscow, Pinakoteka, p. 111, No. 55, illustrated.

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.