8 June 2016 Russian Art and Photography Auctions

8 Jun 2016

Artist Index / Full Catalogue


Construction of the Moscow Metro and Skiers

452. GRACHEV, MIKHAIL (1916-2009)

Construction of the Moscow Metro and Skiers, two works, each stamped with the photographer's stamp on the reverse.

Each gelatin silver print, measuring 37 by 28.5 cm and 38 by 27 cm respectively.
1,000-1,500 GBP


Photographed and printed c. 1940s and c. 1930s respectively.

Provenance: Collection of the photographer.
Thence by descent.
Acquired directly from the above by the previous owner.
Acquired from the above by the present owner.
Private collection, Europe.

Construction of the Moscow Metro and Skiers

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.