29 November 2017 Russian Art Auctions

29 November 2017

Artist Index / Full Catalogue

Leo Tolstoy with His Family

65. PASTERNAK, LEONID (1862-1945)

Leo Tolstoy with His Family, signed.

Oil on canvas, 80.5 by 60.5 cm.
25,000-40,000 GBP

Authenticity of the work has been confirmed by the artist’s family.

Related literature: For similar compositions, see M. Osborn, Leonid Pasternak, Warsaw, Stybel, 1932, pl. LX.
R. Salys, Leonid Pasternak, The Russian Years, 1875–1921. A Critical Study and Catalogue, Oxford University Press, 1999, vol. 1, p. XLIII, mentioned in the text; pp. 193 and 194, No. 395 (1-8), listed; vol. 2, pp. 27, 28, 31 and 266–268, illustrated.
A. Husslein-Arco, A. Weidinger (eds.), Silver Age. Russian Art in Vienna Around 1900, Vienna, Belvedere, 2014, pp. 81 and 134, illustrated.

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