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Semyon Faibisovich

On the Streets of Moscow

VAT reduced rateUK: Greenford Park Warehouse

Estimate:

60,000 - 80,000 GBP

Property from a Private European Collection

Semyon Faibisovich

Semyon Faibisovich

On the Streets of Moscow

On the Streets of Moscow

Estimate:

60,000 - 80,000 GBP

Property from a Private European Collection

Semyon Faibisovich

b. 1949

On the Streets of Moscow


signed and titled in Latin, dated 1991 and bearing a Soviet export stamp on the reverse

oil on canvas

Canvas: 200 by 170cm, 78¾ by 67in.

Framed: 201 by 171.5cm, 79¼ by 67½in.

Original canvas which has worn through in the top left corner and shows some minor wear elsewhere. There are a few scratches to the sleeve and to the bottom of the coat of the central figure. Further scratches are visible in the lower right edge. There is a light layer of surface dirt. Inspection under UV light reveals no obvious signs of retouching. Framed. 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.

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Phyllis Kind Gallery, New York
Private collection, USA
Sotheby's London, Russian Contemporary Sale, 12 March 2008, lot 61