2 December 2015
First Signs of Spring, signed.
Oil on canvas, 114 by 146.5 cm.
Authenticity of the work has been confirmed by the expert V. Petrov.
Authenticity has also been confirmed by the experts A. Kiseleva and I. Geraschenko.
Exhibited: 36e Exposition de la Société des “Artistes Indépendants”, Palais de Bois, Paris, 21 March–3 May 1925 (label on the reverse).
Literature: Exhibition catalogue, Catalogue de la 36e Exposition, Paris, 1925, p. 187, No. 1931, listed as Village russe (le réveil du printemps).
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.