26 November 2014
Portrait of the Master of Sports B. Kolobkov, signed, also further signed, titled in Cyrillic and dated 1957 on the reverse.
Oil on canvas, 144 by 82 cm.
Provenance: Acquired directly from the artist’s family by the present owner in St Petersburg, c. 1999.
Private collection, USA.
Authenticity of the work has been confirmed by V. Swanson, art historian and author of the book Soviet Impressionist Painting, Woodbridge, Antique Collectors’ Club, 2008.
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