Modern, Post-War and Contemporary Art

April 1520, 2023
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LOT 50

Lot 50

Anatoly Timofeevich Zverev (1931-1986)

Anatoly Timofeevich Zverev (1931-1986)
Lot 50 Details
Anatoly Timofeevich Zverev (1931-1986), Russian


gouache on paper
another painting verso
13 ins x 10 ins; 21.7 cms x 26.5 cms

Estimate $700-$900

Realised: $4,800
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

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Anatoly Timofeevich Zverev (1931-1986)
  • Anatoly Timofeevich Zverev (1931-1986)
  • Anatoly Timofeevich Zverev (1931-1986)
  • Anatoly Timofeevich Zverev (1931-1986)

Private Collection, Toronto, ON, acquired from George Costakis in 1957 in Moscow, USSR while posted to the Embassy of Canada as a military attaché (RCAF);
By descent to the present Private Collection


The consignor’s parents were avid collectors and a friend of George Costakis during and after their posting in Moscow from 1954-1957.


Stable overall condition.
Scattered areas of flaking and loss of media especially at bottom right corner, small stains verso near top and bottom edge, does not appear on front.

LOT 50

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  • 1 Star: Poor - Flaws or damage immediately apparent under standard lighting (examples: missing components, rips, broken glass, damaged surfaces, etc.)

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