Auction 194 Important Fine Art and Judaica from the Estates of Sofia Abramovna and Others
Jun 23, 2019 (your local time)
 Tagore 40 st. Ramat Aviv, Israel

Estates of:

Sofia Abramovna Bertman and her family.

Estate of Ilana and Prof. Yaron Michael in donation to the Ilanot Zahav Foundation.

M. Auerbach


Important private collection, Israel.

The auction has ended

LOT 27262:

Attrib. to Mikhail Vrubel (Russian 1856-1910), Lilacs

Sold for: $13,000
Start price:
$ 10,000
Estimated price:
$30,000 - $40,000
Auction house commission: 20%
VAT: 17% On commission only
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Attrib. to Mikhail Vrubel (Russian 1856-1910), Lilacs
Technique: Oil on canvas

Signature: Signed (lower right).

44 x 39 cm

Condition: For a detailed condition report, please contact us at

Provenance: Margaret Ortova, St Petersburg - Israel, by descent from her parents.
Estate of Sofia Abramovna Bertman and her Family, purchased at Benami Art Auctioneers, 1998.

Notes: Accompanied by a letter from Institute McCrone, Chicago, 2000, confirming a lab analysis using polarized light with energy dispersion detector and stating that the period of the painting is between 1890-1910 and the attribution to Mikhail Vrubel is correct (see close-up).