5 June 2013 Russian Art Auctions

5 June 2013

Artist Index / Full Catalogue

Mythological Composition.

* 414. CHEKRYGIN, VASILY (1897-1922)

Mythological Composition.

Charcoal on paper, 17 by 13 cm.
4,000–6,000 GBP

Executed in the 1920s.

Provenance: Collection of the writer and art historian Nikolai Khardzhiev, Moscow.
Collection of the avant-garde artist Konstantin Rozhdestvensky.
Thence by descent to his daughter E. Rozhdestvenskaya.
Acquired from the above by the previous owner (inscription on the reverse).
Important private collection, Europe.

Notes on symbols:
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§ 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.