7 June 2017 Russian Art Auctions

7 Jun 2017

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Two Peasant Girls

* 108. MAKOVSKY, VLADIMIR (1846-1920)

Two Peasant Girls, signed and indistinctly dated 1877.

Oil on canvas, 29 by 19 cm .
60,000-90,000 GBP


Provenance: Important Russian Pictures Including The Somov Collection, Christie’s London, 28 November 2007, lot 206.

Authenticity of the work has been confirmed by the expert V. Petrov.
Authenticity has also been confirmed by the expert N. Ignatova.

Exhibited: Possibly, 5-ia Peredvizhnaia khudozhestvennaia vystavka, St Petersburg, Odessa, Kropyvnytskyi (Elisavetgrad), Kharkov, Kursk, Kiev, Moscow, 1876–1877, No. 42.

Literature: Possibly, G. Romanov, Tovarishchestvo peredvizhnykh khudozhestvennykh vystavok. 1871–1923. Entsiklopediia, St Petersburg, Sankt-Peterburg Orkestr, 2003, p. 29, No. 5–42, listed as Etiud baby s devochkoi.


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