27 May 2012
Two Oriental Girls: Tatiana Komisarjevsky-Balieff and Natalia Molostova, inscribed and numbered "26" on the reverse.
Pencil, ink, watercolour and gouache on paper, 40.5 by 45 cm.
Provenance: Jeanne Soudeikine, the artist’s widow (label on the reverse).
Acquired from the above by a private collector, Virginia, USA.
Anonymous sale; Russian Art, Sotheby’s New York, 17 April 2007, Lot 418.
Acquired at the above sale by the previous owner.
Private collection, UK.
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.