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    Sale 5131

    Russian Icons and Pictures Including works by Non-Conformist Artists

    29 November 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 1224

    Oscar Yakovlevich Rabin (b. 1928)

    Behind the window is the city

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Oscar Yakovlevich Rabin (b. 1928)
    Behind the window is the city
    signed in Cyrillic, numbered and dated 'Rabin 62/N.132' (upper right), inscribed in Cyrillic and dated 'Behind the Window is the City/1962 N.132/To my Friend Albert Skira from Oscar Rabin/Moscow 1965' (on the reverse)
    oil on canvas, unframed
    31¾ x 43 in. (80.6 x 109.2 cm.)


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    Provenance

    Gift of the artist to the art publisher Albert Skira in 1965