8 June 2016 Russian Art and Photography Auctions

8 June 2016

Artist Index / Full Catalogue


233. AREFIEV, ALEXANDER (1931-1978)


Oil on canvas, 35.5 by 86 cm.
4,000-6,000 GBP

Executed c. 1970.

Provenance: Acquired directly from the artist by Natalia Zhilina, Arefiev’s friend and a Nonconformist artist, Leningrad.
Acquired from the above by the present owner in St Petersburg in 2001.
Private collection, The Netherlands.

Literature: Arefjev’s Circle, St Petersburg, P.R.P, 2002, p. 133, No. 143, illustrated; p. 495, listed.

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.