12 - 13 October 2009,
Price realised GBP 11,875
GBP 5,000 - GBP 7,000
Filipp Maliavin (1869-1940)
Portrait of Leon Trotsky in uniform
pencil and coloured pencil on paper
17½ x 12½ in. (44.5 x 31.8 cm.)
New York +1 212 636 2000
London +44 (0)20 7839 9060
Hong Kong +852 2760 1766
Shanghai +86 21 6355 1766
Alexis de Tiesenhausen
Tel: +44 (0)20 7389 2210
For a comparable work, see Drawing of Trotsky in uniform in D. A. Volkogonov, Trotskii: politicheskii portret, vol. 2., Moscow, 1992, p. 412.
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 direct descent to the artist's daughter Zoe Bounatian.
Five experts discuss the key figures in Russian art over the past century and more — Malevich, Fabergé, Ovchinnikov, Deineka, Vrubel and others
From the iconic imperial eggs to its jewellery, flowers, figurines and snuff-boxes, and the distinct styles of its various branches and workmasters
Our dedicated online sale of prints by the Chinese-born French artist reveals how his styles and themes evolved across five decades
Discover how we’ve brought to life the mysterious world of this important, early Surrealist work from 1926 — offered in London on 27 February