MacDougall's Russian Art Auctions 27-30 May 2012

27 May 2012

Artist Index / Full Catalogue

Sergius of Radonezh

250. NESTEROV, MIKHAIL (1862-1942)

Sergius of Radonezh, signed.

Oil on canvasboard, 22 by 17.5 cm.
5,000–7,000 GBP

Provenance: Possibly acquired by the father of the previous owner in Russia, c. 1916–1917.

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

The present lot appears to be a study for the left side of the triptych The Labours of Sergius of Radonezh, now in the collection of the State Tretyakov Gallery.

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.