25 - 28 November 2012 Russian Art Auctions

25 Nov 2012

Artist Index / Full Catalogue


Costume Design for Kum from "The Fair at Sorochyntsi" by Modest Mussorgsky

* 220. KUSTODIEV, BORIS (1878–1927)

Costume Design for Kum from "The Fair at Sorochyntsi" by Modest Mussorgsky, signed, titled, inscribed "Sorochinskaya yarmarka" in Cyrillic and dated 1919.

Pencil and watercolour on paper, 33 by 21 cm.
50,000–70,000 GBP


Provenance: Private collection, Europe.

Authenticity of the work has been confirmed by the experts E. Zhukova and V. Silaev.

Related literature: M. Etkind, Boris Kustodiev, Moscow, Sovetskii khudozhnik, 1982, p. 307.


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.