5 June 2013 Russian Art Auctions

5 Jun 2013

Artist Index / Full Catalogue


Antique Dance

* 21. BODAREWSKY, NIKOLAI (1850-1921)

Antique Dance, signed, inscribed in Cyrillic "Chagodar" and dated 1913.

Oil on canvas, 76 by 53 cm.
30,000–40,000 GBP


Provenance: Private collection, Europe.

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

The present lot depicts the artist’s wife in a highly-stylised manner, inspired by contemporary trends in dance, of which Isadora Duncan was at the vanguard.


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.