5 June 2013 Russian Art Auctions

5 Jun 2013

Artist Index / Full Catalogue


Mountainous Ravine at Ay-Vasil, Crimea

* 118. KRACHKOVSKY, IOSIF (1854-1914)

Mountainous Ravine at Ay-Vasil, Crimea, signed and dated 1899, further inscribed in Cyrillic “ushchelie v Aivasil’ (verkh. Massandra)” and numbered "N 123" on the reverse.

Oil on canvas, laid on cardboard, 60 by 41 cm.
18,000–25,000 GBP


Provenance: Private collection, Europe.

Authenticity of the work has been confirmed by the expert S. Rimskaya-Korsakova.
Authenticity has also been confirmed by the expert V. Petrov.

Exhibited: Posthumous Exhibition of Works by I. Krachkovsky, St Petersburg, 1916 (label on the reverse).

Literature: Exhibition catalogue, Posthumous Exhibition of Works by I. Krachkovsky, St Petersburg, 1916, No. 123, listed.


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.