26 November 2014
Snow is Melting, Village Muftiuga, dated "10 5 66".
Oil on paper, laid on cardboard, 55 by 73.5 cm.
Provenance: Acquired directly from the artist’s family by the present owner in Moscow, c. 2000.
Private collection, USA.
Authenticity certificate from Vladimir Stozharov, the artist’s grandson.
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.
Literature: N. Komova, N. Mazurenko, Vladimir Fedorovich Stozharov 1926–1973, Zhivopis’. Risunok, Moscow, Sovetskii khudozhnik, 1977, p. 96, listed.
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.