26 November 2014 Russian Art Auctions

26 Nov 2014

Artist Index / Full Catalogue


Les Poissons

§ 11. EXTER, ALEXANDRA (1882-1949)

Les Poissons .

Oil on canvas, 60 by 73 cm.
50,000-70,000 GBP


Executed c. 1935.

Provenance: Estate of the artist (stamp on the reverse).
Collection of Simon Lissim, New York.
Russian Twentieth Century and Avant Garde Art, Sotheby’s London, 6 April 1989, lot 576.
Acquired at the above sale by the father of the present owner.
Thence by descent.
Important collection of an English gentleman, UK.

Literature: J. Chauvelin, N. Filatoff, Alexandra Exter. Monographie, Chevilly-Larue, Max Milo, 2003, p. 353, No. 336, illustrated and listed with incorrect size.


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.