4 June 2014 Russian Art Auctions

4 June 2014

Artist Index / Full Catalogue

Still Life with Flowers and Apples

* 69. ANISFELD, BORIS (1878-1973)

Still Life with Flowers and Apples, signed and dated 1916.

Oil on canvas, 69 by 78.5 cm.
180,000-250,000 GBP

Provenance: Collection of A. Chudnovsky, Leningrad.
Private collection, Europe.

Authenticity of the work has been confirmed by the expert T. Ermakova.
Authenticity has also been confirmed by the artist’s grandson Charles Chatfield-Taylor.

Exhibited: Russkii i sovetskii naturmort, The State Russian Museum, Leningrad, 1969 (label on the stretcher).
Russkoe iskusstvo XVIII–XX vekov. Iz chastnykh sobranii Leningrada,TsVZ “Manezh”, Leningrad, 1986.
Avantguarda Russa, 1900–1935, Centre Cultural La Misericòrdia, Palma, 6 October–28 November 1992 (stamp on the stretcher).
Avantgarde 1900–1930. Tsudnovskin Kokoelma Pietarista, Ateneum Art Museum, Helsinki, 14 October 1993–9 January 1994, No. 5 (label on the stretcher).
Avantgarde 1900-1930. Tsudnovskin kokoelma Pietarista,Turku Art Museum, Turku, 5 February–6 March 1994, No. 5 (label on the stretcher).

Literature: Exhibition catalogue, Russkii i sovetskii naturmort, Leningrad, The State Russian Museum, 1969, p. 9, listed.
Exhibition catalogue, Russkoe iskusstvo XVIII–XX vekov. Iz chastnykh sobranii Leningrada, Leningrad, Khudozhnik RSFSR, 1988, p. 21.
Exhibition catalogue, Avantguarda Russa, 1900–1935, Palma, Enrique Nieto y Asociados, 1992, p. 134, illustrated.
Exhibition catalogue, Avantgarde 1900–1935. Tsudnovskin Kokoelma Pietarista, Helsinki, Ateneum, 1993, pp. 76, 91 and 109, listed.
E. Lingenauber, O. Sugrobova-Roth, Boris Anisfeld. Catalogue Raisonné, Dusseldorf, Edition Libertars, 2011, p. 163, P 452, illustrated.

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.