26 November 2014
Hero, from the series "City", signed three times, once with initials, and dated 1996.
Pencil, ink, pastel, gouache and collage on paper, 37.5 by 105 cm.
Provenance: Acquired directly from the artist by the present owner in St Petersburg in 2007.
Authenticity of the work has been confirmed by the artist.
Authenticity has also been confirmed by the experts A. Borovsky and A. Nizamutdinova.
Exhibited: Vladimir Yankilevsky. Moment of Eternity, The Ekaterina Cultural Foundation, Moscow, 10 April–24 June 2007; The State Russian Museum, St Petersburg, 13 July–31 August 2007.
Related literature: For other works from the same series, see Vladimir Yankilevsky. Moment of Eternity, almanac, ed. 167, St Petersburg, Palace Editions, 2007, p. 172, illustrated.
Vladimir Yankilevsky. Anatomy of Feelings, Paris, Somogy Art Publishers; London, Aktis Gallery, 2009, pp. 381, 382 and 383, illustrated.
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