8 June 2016 Russian Art and Photography Auctions

8 June 2016

Artist Index / Full Catalogue

Battalion Commander

442. ALPERT, MAX (1899-1980)

Battalion Commander, stamped with the photographer's stamp on the reverse.

Gelatin silver print, 20.5 by 24 cm.
800-1,200 GBP

Photographed in 1942 and printed c. 1940s.

Provenance: Collection of the photographer.
With the Directorate of International Photography Exhibitions (of the Union of Soviet Societies for Friendship and Cultural Connections with Foreign Countries), Moscow (stamp on the reverse).
Collection of Glafira Alpert, the photographer’s widow.
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.