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Dmitri Krasnopevtsev

Still Life with Shells

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Estimate:

20,000 - 30,000 GBP

Property from a Private European Collection

Dmitri Krasnopevtsev

Dmitri Krasnopevtsev

Still Life with Shells

Still Life with Shells

Estimate:

20,000 - 30,000 GBP

Lot sold:

25,200

GBP

Property from a Private European Collection

Dmitri Krasnopevtsev

1925 - 1995

Still Life with Shells


signed with initial and dated 62 t.l.

oil on masonite

Board: 56 by 50cm, 22 by 19¾in.

Framed: 59 by 53.5cm, 23¼ by 21in.

There are surface scratches throughout, some with associated losses, most notably several long scratches to the vase, to the table and the background in the lower right, as well as to the left and above the rim of the vase. The surface is covered in a light layer of dirt. Inspection under UV light reveals no obvious signs of retouching. Framed.


"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, USA, acquired directly from the artist
Sotheby's New York, Russian Art Volume II. Post War and Contemporary Art, 15 April 2008, lot 195