8 June 2016 Russian Art and Photography Auctions

8 June 2016

Artist Index / Full Catalogue

Hill Covered with Flowers

172. TKACHEV, SERGEI and TKACHEV, ALEKSEI (B. 1922 and B. 1925)

Hill Covered with Flowers, signed by A. Tkachev, also further signed by S. Tkachev, inscribed in Cyrillic "Etyud k kartine "Na drevnem Vshchizhe" and dated 1984 on the reverse.

Oil on cardboard, 35 by 49.5 cm.
4,000-6,000 GBP

The present lot is a study for the A. and S. Tkachev painting In the Ancient Vshchizh, presently in the collection of the Tkachev Brothers Museum, Bryansk.

Provenance: Acquired directly from the artists by Stefano Pirra in Moscow, c. 1995–2000.
Galleria Pirra, Turin (label on the backing board).

Literature: Aleksej e Sergej Tkacev, Turin, Galleria Pirra, 2002, p. 87, No. T/226, 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.