• Christies auction house James Christie logo

    Sale 7684

    Russian Pictures Including Post-War and Contemporary Art Part II

    26 November 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 472

    Oleg Tselkov (b. 1934)

    Head in paper clip

    Price Realised  


    Oleg Tselkov (b. 1934)
    Head in paper clip
    signed in Cyrillic 'Oleg Tselkov' (lower right); further signed, inscribed and dated in Cyrillic and English 'Oleg Tselkov/Head in paper clip/1981' (on the reverse)
    oil on canvas
    23¾ x 36 in. (60.4 x 91.5 cm.)

    Contact Client Service
    • info@christies.com

    • New York +1 212 636 2000

    • London +44 (0)20 7839 9060

    • Hong Kong +852 2760 1766

    • Shanghai +86 21 6355 1766

    Special Notice

    Artist's Resale Right ("Droit de Suite"). Artist's Resale Right Regulations 2006 apply to this lot, the buyer agrees to pay us an amount equal to the resale royalty provided for in those Regulations, and we undertake to the buyer to pay such amount to the artist's collection agent.
    VAT rate of 5% is payable on hammer price and at 15% on the buyer's premium


    with Nahamkin Gallery, New York.
    Acquired from the above by the present owner circa 1990-91.