8 Jun 2016
Summer. Flowers, signed with initials and dated 1959, also further titled in Cyrillic and dated "XI-59" on the reverse.
Oil on canvas, 51 by 64 cm.
Provenance: Collection of Gennady Blinov, a collector of Nonconformist art, Moscow.
Acquired from the above by the present owner in 1960.
Private collection, USA.
Authenticity of the work has been confirmed by Tatiana Sokolova-Kharitonova, the artist's widow.
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.