8 June 2016
Rocky Coast, signed and dated 1913 on the reverse.
Oil on canvas, 71.5 by 53.5 cm.
Provenance: A gift from the artist to his niece Sofia Olman (née Dubovskaya), Moscow, before 1917.
Thence by descent.
Acquired from the above by the present owner.
Private collection, UK.
Authenticity certificate from the expert V. Petrov.
Exhibited: 41 peredvizhnaya vystavka kartin, The Imperial Society for the Encouragement of Arts, St Petersburg, 28 December 1912–20 January 1913; The Historical Museum, Moscow, 24 February–7 April 1913.
Literature: G. Romanov, Tovarishchestvo peredvizhnykh khudozhestvennykh vystavok. 1871–1923 g.g. Entsiklopediya, St Petersburg, Sankt-Peterburg Orkestr, 2003, p. 384, No. 9-75, listed as Skalistyi bereg.
The work is accompanied by a letter from Vladimir Olman, a grandson of Sofia Olman, confirming its provenance.
Notes on symbols:
* Indicates 5% Import Duty Charge applies.
Ω Indicates 20% Import Duty Charge applies.
§ Indicates Artist's Resale Right applies.
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