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Oskar Rabin

Roofs in Priluki

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Estimate:

20,000 - 30,000 GBP

Property from a Private European Collection

Oskar Rabin

Oskar Rabin

Roofs in Priluki

Roofs in Priluki

Estimate:

20,000 - 30,000 GBP

Lot sold:

47,880

GBP

Property from a Private European Collection

Oskar Rabin

1928-2018

Roofs in Priluki


signed in Cyrillic and dated 67 t.l.; further titled, dated and numbered N379 on the reverse

oil on canvas

Canvas: 71 by 91cm, 28 by 35¾in.

Framed: 98.5 by 119cm, 38¾ by 46¾in.

Original canvas. Minor craquelure and paint shrinkage can be seen in places. There is a tiny fleck of paint loss to the edge of the roof in the lower right. The surface is covered in a light layer of 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. 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."

Private collection, Brazil, acquired directly from the artist
Sotheby's London, Contemporary Art, Russian & Ukrainian, 9 June 2009, lot 174