MacDougall's Russian Art Auctions 27-30 May 2012

27 May 2012

Artist Index / Full Catalogue

Birch Trees in Spring

* 148. KONCHALOVSKY, PETR (1876-1956)

Birch Trees in Spring, signed and dated 1955, further numbered “1682” on the reverse.

Oil on canvas, 90 by 71.5 cm.
60,000–90,000 GBP

Authenticity certificate from L.M. Konchalovsky, the artist’s grandson.
Authenticity of the work has been confirmed by the expert I. Geraschenko.

Exhibited: The 16th Exhibition of Works by P.P. Konchalovsky, Moscow, 1956.
The 17th Exhibition of Works by P.P. Konchalovsky, Leningrad, 1956.

Literature: P. Konchalovsky. Khudozhestvennoe nasledie, Moscow, Iskusstvo, 1964, p. 159, listed as “zhi 1391”.

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.