18 April 2008
Oskar Rabin (b.1928)
Still life with samovar
signed in Cyrillic and dated 'Rabin 64' (lower center); further inscribed in Russian, dated and numbered 'Samovars and rowans, 1964 no 211' (on the reverse)
oil on canvas
27½ x 35½ in. (69.9 x 90.2 cm.)
Painted in 1964
with Grosvenor Gallery, London, 1964, acquired by the present owner.
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Please note that the Index of the print catalogue incorrectly marks this lot as 74.
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