12 October 2015 Russian Art Auctions

12 Oct 2015

Artist Index / Full Catalogue


Ailing Artist

5. POPKOV, VIKTOR (1932-1974)

Ailing Artist, signed and dated 1972, also further signed, titled in Cyrillic and dated "Mai 72/Zakonchil Mart 73" on the reverse.

Oil on canvas, 81 by 101 cm.
25,000-30,000 GBP


Provenance: Acquired directly from the artist’s family by the present owner.
Private collection, UK.

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

Literature: Viktor Popkov, A Russian Painter of Genius, London, Unicorn Press, 2013, p. 304, illustrated and listed with incorrect size.


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.