30 November 2016 Russian Art Auctions

30 Nov 2016

Artist Index / Full Catalogue


Returning from the City

* 68. KOROVIN, PETR (1857-1919)

Returning from the City, signed, further inscribed "( 50 r)" and titled in Cyrillic on the stretcher.

Oil on canvas, 47.5 by 68 cm.
20,000–30,000 GBP


Provenance: Collection of Elizaveta Zhivago, daughter of the prominent Moscow landlord Vasily Zhivago, married to Dr Schwoerer, Badenweiler, Germany.
Collection of Dr Schwoerer (stamps on the reverse and on the stretcher).
Thence by descent.
Private collection, Germany.

Authenticity of the work has been confirmed by the expert V. Petrov.

Exhibited: Possibly, Vystavka-rasprodazha kartin kollektsii chlena Moskovskogo obshchestva liubitelei khudozhestv F. Kuznetsova, Moscow, 1907.

Literature: Possibly, exhibition catalogue, Vystavka-rasprodazha kartin kollektsii chlena Moskovskogo obshchestva liubitelei khudozhestv F. Kuznetsova, Moscow, 1907, No. 76, listed as Iz goroda.


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.