2 December 2015 Russian Art Auctions

2 December 2015

Artist Index / Full Catalogue


* 50. BURLIUK, DAVID (1882-1967)

Siesta, signed.

Oil on canvas, 31 by 41 cm.
8,000-12,000 GBP

Executed in the second half of 1940s-1950s.

Provenance: Acquired directly from the artist by Joseph Hirshhorn, New York.
Collection of Joseph Hirshhorn, New York (label on the stretcher).
A gift from the above to a previous owner, 1966.

Authenticity of the work has been confirmed by the expert T. Levina.

The work will be included in the forthcoming David Burliuk catalogue raisonné being prepared by the Burliuk Committee in collaboration with Mary Burliuk.

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.