12 October 2015 Russian Art Auctions

12 October 2015

Artist Index / Full Catalogue

Rooks. View from Shemyakina Hill in Galich

* 58. POPOV, IGOR (1927-1999)

Rooks. View from Shemyakina Hill in Galich, signed and dated 1965, also further signed, inscribed in Cyrillic "Galich", titled and dated on the reverse.

Oil on cardboard, 55.5 by 74 cm.
15,000-20,000 GBP

Provenance: Acquired directly from the artist’s daughter by the present owner in Moscow, c. 1999.
Important private collection, USA.

Authenticity of the work has been confirmed by V. Swanson, art historian and author of the book Soviet Impressionist Painting, Woodbridge, Antique Collectors’ Club, 2008.

Exhibited: Soviet Art in Conflict. The Artist as an Agent of Social Change, Springville Museum of Art, Springville, USA, 12 September 2007–1 February 2008.

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.