26 November 2014 Russian Art Auctions

26 November 2014

Artist Index / Full Catalogue

Flowers and a Toy

178. YAKOVLEV, MIKHAIL (1880-1942)

Flowers and a Toy, signed and dated "4.IX.1912", also further signed twice in Latin and Cyrillic and dated on the reverse.

Oil on canvas, 79.5 by 64.5 cm.
18,000-25,000 GBP

Provenance: Private collection, Moscow.
Acquired by the present owner at the Antique Salon, Moscow, in the early 1990s.
Private collection, Latvia.

Authenticity of the work has been confirmed by the expert T. Zelyukina.

Exhibited: Possibly, X vystavka kartin Soyuza russkikh khudozhnikov, Moscow School of Painting, Sculpture and Architecture, Moscow, 1912–1913; St Petersburg, 1913, No. 450 or 451.
Possibly, M.N. Yakovlev, Moscow Union of Soviet Artists, Moscow, February 1941, No. 13.

Literature: Possibly, exhibition catalogue, Katalog X vystavki kartin Soyuza russkikh khudozhnikov, Moscow, 1912–1913, p. 29, No. 450 or 451, listed.
Possibly, exhibition catalogue, M.N. Yakovlev. Katalog vystavki, Moscow–Leningrad, Iskusstvo, 1941, p. 23, No. 13, listed under works from 1912.

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.