4 June 2014 Russian Art Auctions

4 June 2014

Artist Index / Full Catalogue

Sanctuary of the Palace at Knossos

* 439. PLAVINSKY, DMITRY (1937-2012)

Sanctuary of the Palace at Knossos, signed twice, titled in Russian and English and dated twice 1995 on the reverse.

Oil and acrylic on canvas, 107 by 152.5 cm.
25,000-35,000 GBP

Provenance: Mimi Ferzt Gallery, New York.
Acquired from the above by the present owner in 1995.
Private collection, Australia.

Authenticity of the work has been confirmed by Maria Plavinsky, the artist’s widow.

Exhibited: Dmitri Plavinsky. Echo Ancient Ruins, Mimi Ferzt Gallery, New York, 16 November–8 December 1995.

Literature: Exhibition catalogue, Dmitri Plavinsky. Echo Ancient Ruins, New York, Mimi Ferzt Gallery, 1995.
Dmitri Plavinsky, New York, Rizzoli, 2000, p. 110, illustrated; p. 262, listed, incorrectly dated 1994.

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.