LOT 129
LOT 129 129


Ferris Wheel (In Memory of Artist Evgeny Rukhin), 1977

oil on canvas
90 x 109 cm (35 3/8 x 42 7/8 in.)
signed and dated upper left; signed, dated, titled and numbered 670 on verso

This painting will be included in the catalogue raisonne on the artist, in preparation by Marc Ivasilevitch.

Forbidden Art: The Postwar Russian Avant-Garde, February 1998-April 2002

The exhibition traveled to:
Pasadena, ArtCenter College of Design, Alyce de Roulet Williamson Gallery, February 22 - May 3, 1998
Moscow, The State Tretyakov Gallery, May 15 - June 15, 1999
St. Petersburg, The State Russian Museum, February 12 - April 4, 1999
Oxford, Ohio, Miami University Art Museum, November 2 - December 12, 1999
Brighton, Massachusetts, Boston College, McMullen Museum of Art, October 15 - December 10, 2000
Gainesville, University of Florida, Samuel P. Harn Museum of Art, April 12 - July 3, 2005
Laramie, University of Wyoming Art Museum, September 8 - November 18, 2007
St. Peter, Gustavus Adolphus College, Hillstrom Museum of Art, September 3 - November 10, 2008

Forbidden Art: The Postwar Russian Avant-Garde (Los Angeles, New York: Curatorial Assistance, Distributed Art Publishers, 1998), ex. cat., p. 54 (illustrated)

For another variant of this work in the collection of the Jane Voorhees Zimmerli Art Museum at Rutgers University, New Jersey, see: Oscar Rabin. Almanac. Edn. 148 (Saint Petersburg: Palace Editions, 2007), pp. 134-135 (illustrated) and Oscar Rabin. Three Lives. The Retrospective Exhibition / Almanac, Edn. 219. (St. Petersburg: Palace Editions, 2008), pp. 168-169 (illustrated)

Observed in frame, the work is in good original condition. Some scuffing apparent at the top right corner. Fine craquelure at the perimeter. Inspection under UV light shows no apparent signs of restoration.

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Estimate: $50,000 – $70,000

Result: $56,250 (including premium)

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