Lot 154: Rabin, Oscar (B. 1928) Grandmother'S Tales, Signed And Titled In Cyrillic On The Reverse, Oil On Canvas, 87.5 By 64 Cm. The Present Lot Is One Of The Early Experimental Works By The Artist, Created For The 1957 World Festival Of Youth And Students, Moscow. The Painting Is Based On One Of The Drawings By The Seven Year Old Rabin'S Daughter, Ekaterina.Provenance: A Gift From The Artist To Giuseppe De Santis, A Famous Italian Film Director, 1960S, Moscow.Thence By Descent.Collection Of The Widow Of The Above, Italy.Authenticity Of The Work Has Been Confirmed By The Artist.The Work Will Be Included In The Forthcoming Oscar Rabin Catalogue Raisonné Being Prepared By A&C Projects, Michèle And Marc Ivasilevitch.
MacDougall's Fine Art Auctions' Russian Art, Works of Art, Fabergé and Icons Auction June 2015
Wednesday, 3rd June 2015
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