5 June 2013 Russian Art Auctions

5 Jun 2013

Artist Index / Full Catalogue


Window

322. SVESHNIKOV, BORIS (1927-1998)

Window, signed with a monogram, further inscribed in Cyrillic with a dedication to Franco Miele and titled on the reverse.

Oil on canvas, 79.5 by 59 cm.
15,000–20,000 GBP


Provenance: Acquired directly from the artist by the art critic and artist Franco Miele in the 1970s.
Thence by descent.
Private collection, Italy.

Exhibited: La nuova arte Sovietica: Una prospettiva non ufficiale, La Biennale di Venezia, Palazzetto dello Sport all’Arsenale, Venice, Italy, 1977 (label on the reverse).
La nuova arte Sovietica: Una prospettiva non ufficiale, Palazzo Madama, Turin, 1978.
Rassegna sul dissenso culturale nell’Est europeo, Scuola Cantonale di Commercio, Bellinzona, Switzerland, 1978 (label on the reverse).

Literature: F. Miele, L’avanguardia tradita. Arte russa dal XIX al XX sec., Rome, Carte Segrete, 1973, p. 489, illustrated in black and white; p. 544, listed.
Exhibition catalogue, La nuova arte Sovietica: Una prospettiva non ufficiale, Venice, Marsilio, 1977, p. 216, listed as Figure e animale alla finestra.
Exhibition catalogue, La nuova arte Sovietica: Una prospettiva non ufficiale, Turin, Gazzetta del Popolo, 1978, p. 188, listed as Figure e animale alla finestra.
Exhibition catalogue, Rassegna sul dissenso culturale nell’Est europeo, Bellinzona, Arte Visive Incontri Mass-media, 1978, listed as Figure e animale alla finestra.


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.