8 June 2016 Russian Art and Photography Auctions

8 Jun 2016

Artist Index / Full Catalogue


Death of the Artist

194. PURYGIN, LEONID (1951-1995)

Death of the Artist, signed "Lenya Purygin iz Nary/Genialnyi" and numbered "N 198912".

Oil on canvas, 81 by 100.5 cm.
12,000-18,000 GBP


Executed in 1989.

Provenance: Acquired directly from the artist by Eduard Nakhamkin Fine Arts, San Francisco.
With East West Gallery, San Francisco.
Acquired from the above by the present owner in June 1991.
Private collection, France.


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.