Kabakov warn about counterfeits
...... She said that in November 2007 had seen in London in the auction catalog MacDougall's three drawings attributed to Kabakov, but in fact are not, and was surprised that the auction house spokesman did not return to her for confirmation of authenticity .
William McDougall (William MacDougall), co-director of MacDougall's, explained this by the fact that these drawings were "completely reliable provenance. Catalogs were published long before trading began, and because the artists and experts had enough time to voice their opinions about products offered for sale. However, if no statements were made, and since then no claim on the part of buyers, too, have been reported.
According to data published on the site MacDougall, drawings were sold for 3,313-57,282 thousand pounds, including taxes and buyer's premium ......