25 - 28 November 2012 Russian Art Auctions

25 November 2012

Artist Index / Full Catalogue

Learning the Alphabet

* 183. MALIAVIN, PHILIPPE (1869–1940)

Learning the Alphabet, signed.

Oil on canvas, 73 by 60 cm.
100,000–150,000 GBP

Provenance: Anonymous sale; Important Russian Pictures Including the Somov Collection, Christie's London, 28 November 2007, lot 354.

Authenticity of the work has been confirmed by the expert I. Gerashchenko.
Authenticity has also 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.