12 October 2015 Russian Art Auctions

12 Oct 2015

Artist Index / Full Catalogue


First Thaw

* 1. SIDOROV, VALENTIN (B. 1928)

First Thaw, signed, also further signed, inscribed in Cyrillic with a signed dedication, titled and dated 1965 on the reverse.

Oil on cardboard, laid on cardboard, 50 by 69.5 cm (cardboard size).
15,000-20,000 GBP


Provenance: A gift from the artist to Dr Stanislav (Stasa) Zivkovic, an art historian, in Belgrade, 3 September 1991 (inscription on the reverse).
Acquired from the above by the present owner in Belgrade, 29 February 2012.
Private collection, Serbia.

Authenticity certificate from Dr Stanislav Zivkovic.


Exhibited: Possibly, Four Seasons. Paintings by Valentin M. Sidorov, SASA Gallery, Belgrade, 1991.


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.