8 June 2016
Pechersky Monastery. The Belfry, signed and dated 1929, also further signed twice, inscribed, partly in Cyrillic, "Pétcheri (Pechiory)./(1472) Monast ére./gegr ündet." and titled on the label on the frame on the reverse.
Oil on canvas, 81 by 65.5 cm.
Provenance: Acquired by the previous owner in the 1930s.
Private collection, Switzerland.
Thence by descent.
Private collection, South Africa.
Authenticity of the work has been confirmed by the expert V. Petrov.
Exhibited: Possibly, Sergei Vinogradov, Riga, 14 April–5 May 1935.
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.