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Konstantin Ivanovich Rozhdestvensky

Still Life with Red Fish

Estimate:

20,000

to
- 30,000 GBP

Konstantin Ivanovich Rozhdestvensky

Konstantin Ivanovich Rozhdestvensky

Still Life with Red Fish

Still Life with Red Fish

Estimate:

20,000

to
- 30,000 GBP

Lot sold:

56,700

GBP

Konstantin Ivanovich Rozhdestvensky

1906-1997

Still Life with Red Fish


signed twice, once with initials, titled in Cyrillic and dated 1935 on the reverse

oil on canvas

Canvas: 35.5 by 53.5cm, 14 by 21in.

Framed: 49.5 by 67.5cm, 19½ by 26¾in.

Original canvas which is buckling slightly. Stretcher bar marks are visible along the edges. The outer edges also show signs of frame abrasions with flecks of paint loss. There is an area of paint loss along the edge of the table in the lower left. There are surface scratches below the centre of the left edge, to the left of the green carafe and in the lower part of the red fish on the left, all with minor associated losses. Inspection under UV light reveals no apparent signs of retouching. Framed.


Condition 9 of the Conditions of Business for Buyers (Studio Sale) is not applicable to this lot. 


"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.

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Acquired directly from the artist by the mother of the present owner in the late 1980s

Lots 110-118 by Konstantin Rozhdestvensky come from the same collection and were acquired by the mother of the present owner. For the full history of their acquisition please see the catalogue note for the Self-Portrait, lot 114.