27 May 2012
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.
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:
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