MacDougall's Russian Art Auctions 27-30 May 2012

27 May 2012

Artist Index / Full Catalogue

Russian Fleet at Sunset

253. AIVAZOVSKY, IVAN (1817-1900)

Russian Fleet at Sunset, signed and dated 1888.

Oil on paper, laid on canvas, 22 by 35.5 cm.
50,000–70,000 GBP

Provenance: Anonymous sale; Russian Pictures, Works of Art and Icons, Sotheby’s, London, 28 November, 1991, Lot 483.
Private collection, UK.

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

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.