26 November 2014 Russian Art Auctions

26 November 2014

Artist Index / Full Catalogue

Lady in Her Boudoir

§ 165. APSIT, ALEXANDER (1880-1944)

Lady in Her Boudoir, signed and dated 1929, further inscribed in Cyrillic "Sobstvennost" khudozhnika/Dama v buduare, a on smakuet" on the reverse.

Pencil, ink and watercolour on paper, laid on cardboard, 20.5 by 16.5 cm (sheet size).
4,000-6,000 GBP

Provenance: Collection of the artist (inscription on the reverse).
Estate of the prominent Latvian publisher and bibliographer Kārlis Egle (1887‒1974), Riga.
Thence by descent.
Acquired from the family of the above by the present owner in the late 1990s.
Private collection, Latvia.

Authenticity certificate from the expert T. Zelyukina.

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.