MacDougall's Fine Art Auctions Important Russian Art Auction - Wednesday 5th June 2019
* IOGANSON, BORIS (1893–1973) Flowers in a Basket , signed and dated 1959, also further signed, inscribed
in Cyrillic with a dedication and dated ""19 aprelia 1959 g"" on the reverse. Oil on canvas, 98.5 by 113.5 cm. Provenance: A birthday gift from the artist to his wife, Nina Ioganson (inscription on the reverse: “Dorogoi moei devochke/v den rozhdeniia 19 aprelia/ot menia”). Thence by descent. Acquired from the above by the present owner. Private collection, Europe.
Authenticity of the work has been confirmed by the expert Yu. Rybakova.
Exhibited:VI-ia vystavka proizvedenii chlenov, pochetnykh chlenov I chlen-korrespondentov Akademii khudozhestv SSSR, Moscow, 1962. Peredvizhnaia gruppovaia vystavka proizvedenii chlenov Akademii khudozhestv SSSR, Ulianovsk, Kazan, Gorky, Tbilisi, Yerevan, Baku, 1963. Sovetskie khudozhniki Akademii khudozhestv SSSR, Berlin, 1963 (label on the stretcher). B. Ioganson. K 75-letiiu so dnia rozhdeniia, Moscow, 1969.
Literature: Reproduced on a postcard, Moscow, Goznak, 1960. Boris Vladimirovich Ioganson, Moscow, Sovetskii khudozhnik, 1969, No. 68, illustrated. Exhibition catalogue, B. Ioganson. K 75-letiiu so dnia rozhdeniia, Moscow, 1969, p. 38, listed.