4 June 2014 Russian Art Auctions

4 June 2014

Artist Index / Full Catalogue

Horses Pulling a Bell to a Monastery

238. PIROGOV, NIKOLAI (1872-1913)

Horses Pulling a Bell to a Monastery, signed and dated 1901.

Oil on canvas, 69 by 113.5 cm.
15,000-20,000 GBP

Provenance: Important private collection, Italy.

Authenticity of the work has been confirmed by the expert V. Petrov.

Related literature: For another version of the present lot, see Zhivopisnoe obozrenie, 1902.

The present lot is a study for the painting Bringing a Bell as an Offering to the Sovereign Patrimonial Monastery, 1901.

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.