4 June 2014
Botanical Lessons. Portrait of the Son, stamped with the artist's initials, also further signed, titled in Cyrillic and dated "1943-44 gg" on the reverse.
Oil on canvas, 65 by 51 cm.
Provenance: Collection of Nikolai Plastov, the artist’s grandson (stamp on the reverse). Acquired directly from the above by the present owner.
Important private collection, USA.
Authenticity certificate from Nikolai Plastov, the artist’s grandson.
Authenticity of the work has also been confirmed by V. Swanson, art historian and author of the book, Soviet Impressionist Painting, Woodbridge, Antique Collectors’ Club, 2008.
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.