5 June 2013 Russian Art Auctions

5 June 2013

Artist Index / Full Catalogue

Sleeping Dog

* 563. BRUNI, LEV (1894-1948)

Sleeping Dog, signed and titled in Cyrillic on the mountcard.

Ink on paper, 25.5 by 33 cm.
1,500–2,000 GBP

Executed in the late 1920s.

Provenance: Collection of the architect Vasily Lebedev, Kazan.
Thence by descent.
Acquired from the grandson of the above in 2002 (inscription on the reverse).
Important private collection, Europe.

Please note that this work was previously also in the collection of Vasily Yegerev.

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.