8 June 2016 Russian Art and Photography Auctions

8 June 2016

Artist Index / Full Catalogue

The Black Sea Divers

435. RIUMKIN, YAKOV (1913-1986)

The Black Sea Divers, stamped with the photographer's stamp on the reverse.

Gelatin silver print, 30 by 25.5 cm.
800-1,200 GBP

Photographed in 1937 and printed c. late 1930s.

Provenance:Collection of the photographer.
Thence by descent.
Collection of Maria Riumkina, widow of the above.
Acquired from the above by the present owner.
Borodulin collection, Europe (stamp on the reverse).

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.