8 June 2016 Russian Art and Photography Auctions

8 Jun 2016

Artist Index / Full Catalogue


Autumn in Moravsky Forest

138. POPKOV, VIKTOR (1932-1974)

Autumn in Moravsky Forest, signed, titled in Cyrillic and dated 1967 on the reverse.

Gouache and pen on paper, 29.5 by 40 cm.
2,000-3,000 GBP


Provenance: Acquired directly from the artist’s family by the present owner.
Private collection, UK.

Authenticity of the work has been confirmed by Aleksei Popkov, the artist’s son (inscription on the reverse).

Exhibited: Severity of Style, MacDougall’s, London, 1–14 May 2015.

Literature: Viktor Popkov. A Russian Painter of Genius, London, Unicorn Press, 2013, p. 258, 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.