3 June 2015 Russian Art Auctions

3 Jun 2015

Artist Index / Full Catalogue


Flowers with a Newspaper

*§ 153. RABIN, OSCAR (B. 1928)

Flowers with a Newspaper, signed with a monogram and dated 1971, also further titled in Cyrillic, numbered "N 483" and dated on the reverse.

Oil on canvas, 80.5 by 100.5 cm.
20,000-30,000 GBP


Provenance: Acquired directly from the artist by Sizinio Pontes Nogueira, the Ambassador of Brazil to the USSR, 1971-1976, Moscow.
Thence by descent.
Acquired from the sons of the above by the present owner.
Private collection, Brazil.

Authenticity of the work has been confirmed by the artist.

Exhibited: Severity of Style, MacDougall’s, London, 1-14 May 2015.

The work will be included in the forthcoming Oscar Rabin catalogue raisonné being prepared by A&C Projects, Michèle and Marc Ivasilevitch.


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.