28 November 2007,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 120,500
Estimate GBP 20,000 - GBP 30,000
Ivan Pavlovich Pokhitonov (1850-1923)
Hunters in the Steppe
signed 'I. Pokitonow/N' (lower right); with inscription in Russian and inventory no. '243/Hunter's rest in the wild grass in the steppe/(Kherson Province.)/A gift to my dear Niunka in the memory of her Saint's Day 24th December 1916/Property of Evgenii Konstantinovich Wulfert' (on the reverse)
oil on panel
5 x 9½ in. (12.5 x 24 cm.)
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This work will be included in the forthcoming catalogue raisonné prepared by Olivier Bertrand.
No VAT will be charged on the hammer price, but VAT at 15% will be added to the buyer's premium which is invoiced on a VAT inclusive basis.
By descent in the artist's family to the present owner.
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