30 November 2016 Russian Art Auctions

30 November 2016

Artist Index / Full Catalogue

In the Church


In the Church, singed.

Oil on canvas, 102.5 by 91.5 cm.
50,000–70,000 GBP

Provenance: Acquired directly from the artist by the grandfather of the previous owner in the 1940s.
Thence by descent.
Russian Art Evening, Sotheby’s London, 30 November 2009, lot 235.
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.
Private collection, Europe.

Related literature: For another version of the present lot, see Segodnia, No. 87, 27 March 1932.
Z. Ligers, Bogdanoff-Belsky, Leben und Werk des russischen Malers, Riga, 1943, p. 14, illustrated in black and white.

The work will be included in the monograph on the artist being prepared by A. Kuznetsov.

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.