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Oleg Tselkov

Woman with Cat and Butterfly

Property from a Private European Collection

Oleg Tselkov

Oleg Tselkov

Woman with Cat and Butterfly

Woman with Cat and Butterfly

Property from a Private European Collection

Oleg Tselkov

1934 - 2021

Woman with Cat and Butterfly



signed in Cyrillic l.r.; further signed and titled in Latin and dated 1988 on the stretcher

oil on canvas

Canvas: 189.5 by 235cm, 74½ by 92½in.

Original canvas. There are scratches with associated minor losses in places along the top edge and a further small scratch with an associated loss to the centre of the left edge. A faint scratch is running across the right foot of the woman and there are faint surface scratches elsewhere. Frame abrasions with minor losses are visible in places along the edges. The surface is covered in a light layer of dirt. 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.

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Eduard Nakhamkin, New York
MacDougall's London, Post War and Contemporary Russian Art, 30 November 2007, lot 356