26 November 2014 Russian Art Auctions

26 November 2014

Artist Index / Full Catalogue

The Magic Violin

* 204. PURYGIN, LEONID (1951-1995)

The Magic Violin .

Oil on canvas, 180 by 119.5 cm.
30,000-40,000 GBP

Executed c. 1988.

Provenance: Acquired directly from the artist by the prominent businessman, art historian and philanthropist Eduard Nakhamkin in Moscow, c. 1989.
Acquired from the above by the present owner.
Private collection, Canada.

Exhibited: Leonid Purygin. One-Man Exhibition, Eduard Nakhamkin Fine Arts, New York, May–June 1989.
Russische Künstler und Ihre Werke, Edwin Scharff Museum, Neu-Ulm, 1991.

Literature: Exhibition catalogue, Leonid Purygin. One-Man Exhibition. May–June 1989, New York, Eduard Nakhamkin Fine Arts, 1989.
Exhibition catalogue, Russische Künstler und Ihre Werke, Neu-Ulm, Edwin Scharff Museum, 1991, p. 19, No. 6.1, illustrated and listed with incorrect size.

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.