2 December 2015 Russian Art Auctions

2 Dec 2015

Artist Index / Full Catalogue


Wake in Kashira

137. POPKOV, VIKTOR (1932-1974)

Wake in Kashira, signed, titled in Cyrillic and dated “63–66 g”, also further signed, titled and dated on the reverse.

Oil on canvas, 105.5 by 120.5 cm.
10,000-15,000 GBP


Provenance: Acquired directly from the artist’s family by the present owner.
Private collection, UK.

Authenticity of the work has been confirmed by Alexei Popkov, the artist’s son (inscription on the reverse).

Exhibited: Severity of Style, MacDougall’s, London, 1–14 May 2015.

Literature: Viktor Popkov, A Russian Painter of Genius, London, Unicorn Press, 2013, p. 143, illustrated.


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.