3 June 2015
Landscape of Imereti with a Red Road, signed and dated 1918.
Oil on canvas, laid on cardboard, 31 by 41.5 cm (cardboard size).
The larger canvas The View of Imereti from the same year is currently in the collection of the Kakabadze family.
Provenance: A gift from the artist to his colleague and friend from the Marjanishvili Theatre, Tbilisi, c. 1930s–1940s.
Acquired from the above by the family of the present owner in 1987.
Thence by descent.
Private collection, Europe.
Authenticity of the work has been confirmed by Eter Andronikashvili-Kakabadze, the artist’s widow (inscription on the backing board).
Authenticity has also been confirmed by Amir Kakabadze, the artist’s son (inscription on the reverse).
Authenticity certificate from Eter Andronikashvili and Mariam Kakabadze.
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.