6 June 2018
Portrait of Vera Repina, signed by I. Repin and Yu. Repin, inscribed by Yu. Repin in Cyrillic "Sestre moei Vere Repinoi" and dated 1925.
Oil on canvas, 102.5 by 88 cm.
Provenance: Collection of the sitter, the artist’s sister (inscription on the work).
Authenticity of the work has been confirmed by the expert V. Petrov.
Authenticity has also been confirmed by the expert G. Churak.
We are grateful to the expert T. Borodina for providing additional information for the catalogue.
Exhibited: Possibly, Ilya Repin, Yury Repin and Vassily Levi, Strindberg Salon, Helsinki, 1927.
Literature: Possibly, exhibition catalogue, Ilya Repin, Yury Repin and Vassily Levi, Helsinki, Lindbergs Tryckeri Aktiebolag, 1927, No. 25, listed under the works by Yu. Repin.
V. Fiala, Russkaia zhivopis v sobraniiakh Chekhoslovakii, Leningrad, Khudozhnik RSFSR, 1974, pp. 130 and 131, illustrated and listed as the work by I. Repin and Yu. Repin.
Notes on symbols:
* Indicates 5% Import Duty Charge applies.
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§ Indicates Artist's Resale Right applies.
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