5 June 2013 Russian Art Auctions

5 Jun 2013

Artist Index / Full Catalogue


The Woodcutter's Wife from "Hansel and Gretel"

§ 513. DOBUZHINSKY, MSTISLAV (1875-1957)

The Woodcutter's Wife from "Hansel and Gretel", signed with a monogram, inscribed "Hansel and Gretel" and dated 1939.

Pencil, ink and watercolour, heightened with silver, on paper, 34.5 by 24 cm.
2,500–3,000 GBP


Provenance: Anonymous sale; Russian Icons and Pictures Including Works by Non-Conformist Artists, Christie’s, 29 November 2007, lot 1197.


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.