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Oleg Vassiliev

Broken Tree, Tarusa

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Estimate:

50,000 - 70,000 GBP

Property from a Private European Collection

Oleg Vassiliev

Oleg Vassiliev

Broken Tree, Tarusa

Broken Tree, Tarusa

Estimate:

50,000 - 70,000 GBP

Lot sold:

94,500

GBP

Property from a Private European Collection

Oleg Vassiliev

1931 - 2013

Broken Tree, Tarusa


signed with the artist's monogram and dated 94 l.r.; further signed with a monogram, signed and titled in Cyrillic, inscribed Parizh and dated on the reverse 

oil on canvas

Canvas: 145 by 97cm, 57 by 38¼in.



Original canvas. There is a light layer of surface dirt and handling marks along the edges. Otherwise in very good condition. Inspection under UV light reveals no obvious signs of retouching. Unframed.


"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, Important Contemporary Russian Art – Property from a Foundation, 28 February 2008, lot 20