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Yuri Ivanovich Pimenov

White Lilac

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Estimate:

120,000 - 180,000 GBP

Yuri Ivanovich Pimenov

Yuri Ivanovich Pimenov

White Lilac

White Lilac

Estimate:

120,000 - 180,000 GBP

Yuri Ivanovich Pimenov

1903 - 1977

White Lilac


signed with initials and dated 66 l.l.; further bearing a Soviet export label on the stretcher and a Gekkoso gallery label on the backing board

oil on canvas

Canvas: 30 by 50cm, 11¾ by 19¾in.

Framed: 47 by 67cm 18½ by 26¼in.

Original canvas. There is a very faint scratch near the lower left edge and a few faint scuff marks to the sky in the top left. Further faint surface scratches are visible elsewhere. The odd crack is visible in places. There is a light layer of surface dirt. Inspection under UV light reveals no obvious signs of retouching. Framed and glazed.



"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."

Gekkoso Gallery, Tokyo
Exhibition catalogue Yuri Pimenov, Tokyo: Gekkoso Gallery, 1974, no.21 illustrated
A.Sidorov (ed.), Yuri Ivanovich Pimenov, Moscow: Sovetskii khudozhnik, 1986, p.190, no.332 listed
Tokyo, Gekkoso Gallery, Yuri Pimenov, 10-20 December 1974