26 November 2014 Russian Art Auctions

26 November 2014

Artist Index / Full Catalogue


135. ARCHIPENKO, ALEXANDER (1887-1964)

Babylonian, signed.

Pencil, ink, gouache and silver leaf on silk, 88.5 by 33 cm.
60,000-90,000 GBP

Executed c. 1947.

Provenance: Collection of Mario Lodi, Italy.
Acquired from the above by the present owner.
Private collection, Italy.

Authenticity of the work has been confirmed by The Archipenko Foundation.

Related literature: For another version of the present lot, see exhibition catalogue, Alexander Archipenko: 100th One–Man Show, Dallas Museum of Fine Arts, 1950, No. 14, listed.

The work will be included in the forthcoming catalogue raisonné of the artist, being prepared by The Archipenko Foundation.

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.