8 June 2016 Russian Art and Photography Auctions

8 Jun 2016

Artist Index / Full Catalogue


Late for School

137. POPKOV, VIKTOR (1932-1974)

Late for School, titled in Cyrillic and dated "nach. 50kh (1953 g.)".

Pencil and watercolour, heightened with white, on paper, 42 by 43.5 cm.
1,000-1,500 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).

Literature: Viktor Popkov. A Russian Painter of Genius, London, Unicorn Press, 2013, pp. 78, 79, 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.