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Nicolai Fechin

Floral with Daisies

Estimate:

120,000 - 180,000 USD

Property from the Palm Springs Art Museum, Sold to Support the Care of Collections and the George Montgomery Fund for Acquisitions

Nicolai Fechin

Nicolai Fechin

Floral with Daisies

Floral with Daisies

Estimate:

120,000 - 180,000 USD

Lot sold:

478,800

USD

Property from the Palm Springs Art Museum, Sold to Support the Care of Collections and the George Montgomery Fund for Acquisitions

Nicolai Fechin

1881 - 1955

Floral with Daisies


signed N. Fechin and dated 19*8 (lower right)

oil on canvas

24 by 20 inches

(61 by 50.8 cm)

The canvas is unlined and there is minor frame abrasion along the extreme edges. There is minor surface cracking within the areas of thicker impasto. Under UV: There is no apparent inpainting.


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.

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

The artist
Mrs. Behner, Greenwich, Connecticut, 1938 (acquired from the above)
Fenn Galleries, Ltd., Santa Fe, New Mexico, 1977
George Montgomery, Rancho Mirage, California, 1977
Gift to the present owner from the above, 2005
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Nicolai Fechin, 1938
Seattle, Washington, Frye Art Museum, George Montgomery, May-June 1978
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, National Cowboy Hall of Fame and Western Heritage Center, Fechin Retrospective, September-November 1991, no. 2