8 June 2016
Swan and Violin, signed with a monogram and dated 1971, also further titled in Cyrillic, numbered "N 467" and dated on the reverse.
Oil on canvas, 50 by 70.5 cm.
Provenance: Acquired directly from the artist by Sizinio Pontes Nogueira, the Ambassador of Brazil to the USSR, 1971–1976, in Moscow.
Thence by descent.
Acquired from the sons of the above by the present owner.
Private collection, Brazil.
Authenticity of the work has been confirmed by the artist.
The work will be included in the forthcoming Oscar Rabin catalogue raisonné being prepared by A&C Projects, Michèle and Marc Ivasilevitch.
Notes on symbols:
* Indicates 5% Import Duty Charge applies.
Ω Indicates 20% Import Duty Charge applies.
§ Indicates Artist's Resale Right applies.
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