2 December 2015
An Important Russian Icon of the Empress, Saint Alexandra
FRAME WITH MAKER’S MARK FOR PAVEL OVCHINNIKOV IN CYRILLIC BENEATH THE IMPERIAL WARRANT, MOSCOW, 1908–1917, 84 STANDARD, OIL ON METAL
62.5 by 40.5.
The verso with engraved dedicatory inscription in Cyrillic: "In the Year 1909: This Image was presented as a gift to the Church of The Holy Apostle Andrew the First-Called near the Kishinev I Gymnasium by Chamberlain of the Court Georgiy Dmitrievich Krupenskiy in memory of his unforgettable mother Alexandra Georgievna Krupenskiy, born Katarzhi. (Died) 7th of September, 1907”.
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.