2 December 2015 Russian Art Auctions

2 Dec 2015

Artist Index / Full Catalogue


May in a Birch Grove

* 118. PLASTOV, ARKADY (1893-1972)

May in a Birch Grove, stamped with the artist's initials, further signed and titled in Cyrillic on the reverse.

Oil on canvas, 52.5 by 62 cm.
12,000-18,000 GBP


Executed c. 1957–1958.

Provenance: Collection of Nikolai Plastov, the artist’s grandson.
Acquired directly from the above by the present owner in Moscow, c. 2000.
Important private collection, USA.

Authenticity certificate from Nikolai Plastov.


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.