3 June 2015 Russian Art Auctions

3 Jun 2015

Artist Index / Full Catalogue


The Golden Tribute

20. ANISFELD, BORIS (1878-1973)

The Golden Tribute, signed, further inscribed “Bowron Guisti” on the stretcher.

Oil on canvas, 195.5 by 265 cm.
350,000-500,000 GBP


Executed c. 1908.

Provenance: Russian Art, Sotheby’s New York, 16 April 2007, lot 375.
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.
Private collection, UK.

Exhibited: Otchetnaya vystavka Vysshego khudozhestvennogo uchilishcha, Imperial Academy of Arts, St Petersburg, 1908.
The Boris Anisfeld Exhibition, itinerant: Brooklyn Museum, Boston Art Club, Albright Art Gallery Buffalo, Cleveland Museum of Art, Detroit Institute of Art, Milwaukee Art Institute, Minneapolis Institute of Art, St Louis City Art Museum, San Francisco Palace of Honor, The Art Institute of Chicago, 1918–1920, No. 6.
Boris Anisfeld. Watercolours, Oils and Sculptures, MacDougall’s, London, 22 September–31 October 2008.

Literature: Exhibition catalogue, Otchetnaya vystavka Vysshego khudozhestvennogo uchilishcha, St Petersburg, Imperial Academy of Arts, 1908, No. 13.
Exhibition catalogue, C. Brinton, The Boris Anisfeld Exhibition, New York, 1918, No. 6, illustrated.
Boris Anisfeld. Catalogue raisonné, Düsseldorf, Edition Libertars, 2011, P 070, p. 108, illustrated; pp. 107, 108, listed.


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.