MacDougall Auctions 30 November 2004

30 November 2004

Artist Index / Full Catalogue

Portrait of Mrs Ouspensky

60. ARAPOFF, ALEXIS PAUL 1905-1948

Portrait of Mrs Ouspensky Signed on the back by the daughter of the artist.

Oil on canvas, 64 by 48 cm
5,000-7,000 Pounds

Authenticity has been confirmed by the daughter of the artist. Exhibited: Alexis Paul Arapoff Memorial Exhibition, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, March-April 1952. This is a study for a portrait of Mrs Ouspensky, Arapoff's close friend and patron. The finished work is owned by the descendants of the sitter.

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.