8 June 2016 Russian Art and Photography Auctions

8 Jun 2016

Artist Index / Full Catalogue


Head of a Young Boy with Floating Eggs

* 56. TCHELITCHEW, PAVEL (1898-1957)

Head of a Young Boy with Floating Eggs, signed.

Oil on canvas , 65 by 46.5 cm.
30,000-40,000 GBP


Provenance: Collection of Ruth Ford (Mrs Zachary Scott) and Charles Henri Ford, New York.
With Richard Nathanson, London, c. 1980 (label on the frame on the reverse). Russian Art, Sotheby’s London, 22 April 2010, lot 305.
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.
Private collection, USA.

Exhibited: Possibly, Pavel Tchelitchew, Everson Museum of Art, Syracuse, September–October 1983.

Literature: A. Kuznetsov, Pavel Tchelitchew. Metamorphoses, Stuttgart, Arnoldsche, 2012, p. 71, No. 19, illustrated; p. 285, listed.


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.