FROM THE SERIES WOMEN'S FACES
signed in Cyrillic and dated 70 t.l.; further bearing a Leonard Hutton Galleries label on the backing board
pastel on paper
Sheet: 24½ by 18½in., 62 by 47cm
Framed: 32½ by 26¼in., 82.5 by 66.5cm
There are pinholes in each of the corners and the sheet has discolored slightly. There are two tears and some creasing to the left of the center of the bottom edge which have been repaired with tape on the reverse. There is a very minor crease to the center of the top edge. On the reverse is a second unfinished composition in pastel and the remains of old adhesive across the top and bottom edges. The sheet is hinged to the mount with tape in two places at the top edge. Held in a simple black frame under glass.
The lot is sold in the condition it is in at the time of sale. The condition report is provided to assist you with assessing the condition of the lot and is for guidance only. Any reference to condition in the condition report for the lot does not amount to a full description of condition. The images of the lot form part of the condition report for the lot provided by Sotheby's. Certain images of the lot provided online may not accurately reflect the actual condition of the lot. In particular, the online images may represent colours and shades which are different to the lot's actual colour and shades. The condition report for the lot may make reference to particular imperfections of the lot but you should note that the lot may have other faults not expressly referred to in the condition report for the lot or shown in the online images of the lot. The condition report may not refer to all faults, restoration, alteration or adaptation because Sotheby's is not a professional conservator or restorer but rather the condition report is a statement of opinion genuinely held by Sotheby's. For that reason, Sotheby's condition report is not an alternative to taking your own professional advice regarding the condition of the lot.
Leonard Hutton Galleries, New York
Exhibition catalogue Vladimir Yankilevsky, Anatomy of Feelings, London: Aktis Gallery, 2009, p.212 illustrated and listed