27 Nov 2013 Russian Art Auctions

27 Nov 2013

Artist Index / Full Catalogue


Death of the Blue Butterfly Zh

317. PURYGIN, LEONID (1951-1995)

Death of the Blue Butterfly Zh, polyptich, variously inscribed and titled in Cyrillic.

Oil and mixed media on wood and canvas, 117 by 134.5 cm (open); 117 by 68.5 cm (closed).
19,000–25,000 GBP


Provenance: Private collection, Finland.

Related Literature: For another version of the present lot, see Leonid Purygin. “Genius”, Helsinki, Hagelstam, 1989, No. 15.


Notes on symbols:
* Indicates 5% Import Duty Charge applies.
Ω Indicates 20% Import Duty Charge applies.
§ Indicates Artist's Resale Right applies.
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