27 Nov 2013
Fugitive, signed and dated 1986.
Charcoal and watercolour on paper, 25 by 32.5 cm.
Provenance: A gift from the artist to the philosopher Boris Groys and his wife, Cologne, c. 1987 (inscription on the reverse).
Private collection, Europe.
Authenticity of the work has been confirmed by the artist.
Exhibited:Artists of the Russian Underground, MacDougall’s, London, October 2007.
Related literature: For another version of the present lot, see V. Pivovarov, Serye tetradi, Moscow, Literaturnoe obozrenie, 2002, p. 358.
Exhibition catalogue, Oni. Viktor Pivovarov, Moscow, MMoMA, 2011, p. 51.
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