26 November 2014 Russian Art Auctions

26 November 2014

Artist Index / Full Catalogue

The Shells

* 208. PLAVINSKY, DMITRY (1937-2012)

The Shells, signed with a monogram and dated 1987.

Tempera and collage with plaster on canvas, 100 by 75 cm.
20,000-30,000 GBP

Provenance: With the Gregory Gallery, Washington.
Acquired from the above by the previous owner, c. 1994.
Private collection, USA.

Authenticity of the work has been confirmed by Maria Plavinskaya, the artist’s widow.

Exhibited: Russian Art Now. The Moscow Avant-Garde, The Gregory Gallery, Washington, May 1991 (labels on the stretcher).

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.