MacDougall's Russian Art Auctions 27-30 May 2012

27 May 2012

Artist Index / Full Catalogue

Moscow Building No. 150

§ 326. RABIN, OSCAR (B. 1928)

Moscow Building No. 150, signed and dated 1963, also further titled in Cyrillic, inscribed and dated on the reverse.

Oil on canvas, 89.5 by 110.5 cm.
20,000–30,000 GBP

Provenance: Acquired from the Grosvenor Gallery by the father of the present owner in 1965.
Private collection, UK.

Authenticity of the work has been confirmed by the artist.

Exhibited: Rabin. Paintings 1956–1965, Grosvenor Gallery, London, 10 June–3 July 1965, No. 56 (label on the reverse).

Literature: Exhibition catalogue, Rabin. Paintings 1956–1965, London, 1965, No. 56, listed as Moscow Street No. 150.

The work will be included in the forthcoming Oscar Rabin catalogue raisonné being prepared by A&C Projects, Michèle and Marc Ivasilevitch.

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.