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Erik Bulatov

Bouquet of Flowers

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Estimate:

60,000 - 80,000 GBP

Property from a Private European Collection

Erik Bulatov

Erik Bulatov

Bouquet of Flowers

Bouquet of Flowers

Estimate:

60,000 - 80,000 GBP

Lot sold:

81,900

GBP

Property from a Private European Collection

Erik Bulatov

b. 1933

Bouquet of Flowers


signed in Cyrillic and dated 63 l.l.; further signed, titled and dated 1964 on the reverse

oil on canvas

Canvas: 95.4 by 70.5cm, 37½ by 27¾in.

Framed: 98 by 73cm, 38½ by 28¾in.

Original canvas. The lower stretcher bar is protruding in the lower right corner. Faint stretcher bar marks are visible in places. Minor losses can be seen along the edges, most noticeably in both top corners. There is a light layer of surface dirt. Inspection under UV light reveals minor retouching to the aforementioned losses in the two top corners and along the top edge. Held in a wooden strip 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."

Phillips London, Contemporary Art Day Sale, 30 June 2008, lot 400
A.Erofeev, 'Interv'iu s E.Bulatovym', Voprosy iskusstvoznaniya, no.1, 1996, p.588
M.Arndt (ed.), Erik Bulatov. Catalogue Raisonné in Two Volumes. Volume I: Paintings 1952-2011, Cologne: Wienand, 2011, p.68, no.49 illustrated; p.267, no.49 listed