8 June 2016 Russian Art and Photography Auctions

8 Jun 2016

Artist Index / Full Catalogue


Study of a Sunset

* 181. PLASTOV, ARKADY (1893-1972)

Study of a Sunset, signed and titled in Cyrillic on the reverse.

Oil on canvas, 71 by 51 cm.
10,000-15,000 GBP


Executed c. 1939.

Provenance: Collection of Nikolai Plastov, the artist’s grandson (stamp on the reverse).
Acquired directly from the above by the present owner.
Important private collection, USA.

Authenticity certificate from Nikolai Plastov, the artist’s grandson.
Authenticity of the work has also been confirmed by V. Swanson, art historian and author of the book, Soviet Impressionist Painting, Woodbridge, Antique Collectors’ Club, 2008.  


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.