OLEG TSELKOV | Soldier and Animal
OLEG TSELKOV | Soldier and Animal
OLEG TSELKOV | Soldier and Animal
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Property from the Costakis Family Collection

OLEG TSELKOV | Soldier and Animal

Estimate: 30,000 - 50,000 GBP

Property from the Costakis Family Collection

OLEG TSELKOV | Soldier and Animal

Estimate: 30,000 - 50,000 GBP

Lot Sold:137,500GBP

Lot Details

Description

OLEG TOlSELKOV

b.1934

Soldier and Animal


signed in Cyrillic l.r.; further signed and titled in Cyrillic and Latin and dated 1984 on the reverse

oil on canvas

195 by 130cm, 76¾ by 51¼in.


Condition Report

Original canvas. There is a layer of surface dirt. There is a scratch with associated flecks of paint loss to the right of the soldier's face and a further lighter scratch on his right elbow. Inspection under UV light reveals an uneven layer of varnish but no obvious signs of retouching. Held in a brown wooden frame. Unexamined out of frame.


"In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue.

NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE."

Cataloguing

Provenance

Acquired directly from the artist by George Costakis

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