4 June 2014 Russian Art Auctions

4 June 2014

Artist Index / Full Catalogue


* 58. FALK, ROBERT (1886-1958)

Poppies, signed.

Oil on canvas, 64.5 by 53 cm.
250,000-300,000 GBP

Executed in 1950.

Provenance: Collection of Angelina Shchekin-Krotova, the artist’s widow.
Acquired directly from the above by the collector.
M.L. Mints, Moscow, in the early 1960s.
Collection of the above until, possibly, 1993.
Private collection, Europe.

Authenticity certificate from the expert Yu. Didenko.

Exhibited: R. Fal’k. Vystavka proizvedenii, Moscow, 1966.

Literature: Exhibition catalogue, R. Fal’k. Vystavka proizvedenii, Moscow, Sovetskii khudozhnik, 1966, listed with incorrect measurements.
Yu. Didenko, compiler of Polnyi katalog zhivopisnykh proizvedenii R.R. Fal’ka// D. Sarabianov, Yu. Didenko, Zhivopis’ Roberta Fal’ka. Polnyi katalog proizvedenii,Moscow, Elizium, 2006, p. 738, No. 1097, listed.

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Ω Indicates 20% Import Duty Charge applies.
§ Indicates Artist's Resale Right applies.
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