12 October 2015 Russian Art Auctions

12 Oct 2015

Artist Index / Full Catalogue


Field Station

7. POPKOV, VIKTOR (1932-1974)

Field Station, signed and titled in Cyrillic on the reverse.

Pencil and gouache on paper, laid on canvas, 60.5 by 84 cm.
8,000-12,000 GBP


Executed in 1960.

Provenance: With the Art Fund of the USSR (label on the backing board).
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. 129, illustrated and listed with incorrect size.


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