4 June 2014 Russian Art Auctions

4 Jun 2014

Artist Index / Full Catalogue


First Signs of Spring

*§ 38. LAPCHINE, GEORGES (1885-1950)

First Signs of Spring, signed.

Oil on canvas, 114 by 146.5 cm.
120,000-150,000 GBP


Authenticity of the work has been confirmed by the expert V. Petrov.
Authenticity has also been confirmed by the experts A. Kiseleva and I. Geraschenko. Exhibited:36e Exposition de la Société des artistes indépendants, Palais de Bois, Paris, 21 March–3 May 1925 (label on the reverse).

Literature: Exhibition catalogue, 36e Exposition de la Société des artistes indépendants, Paris, 1925, p. 187, No. 1931, listed.


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.