24 April 2009,
Price realised USD 12,500
USD 12,000 - USD 18,000
Petr Belenok (1938-1991)
Man on a cliff
signed in Cyrillic and dated 'Belenok 89' (lower right)
oil and collage on board
39½ x 45¼ in. (100.3 x 114.9 cm.)
New York +1 212 636 2000
London +44 (0)20 7839 9060
Hong Kong +852 2760 1766
Shanghai +86 21 6355 1766
Tel: +1 212 492 5717
Tel: +212 468 7168
Private collector, Moscow, 2004.
Acquired from the above by the present owner.
How our specialists' detective work restored the original attribution to a rare and early work by Natalia Goncharova
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
Why was the art of the ancient Mezcala civilisation so fascinating to the Nobel Prize-winning scientist Ilya Prigogine?
On the first anniversary of his death, Michael Watts looks back at a long and extraordinary life