28 Nov 2018 Important Russian Art Auctions, at Asia House

28 November 2018

Artist Index / Full Catalogue

Portrait of Alexandra Levchenko

142. SOMOV, KONSTANTIN (1869–1939)

Portrait of Alexandra Levchenko, signed and dated 1934.

Pastel on paper, laid on canvas, 46 by 38 cm.
15,000-20,000 GBP

Provenance: Russian Art, Christie’s London, 13 June 2007, lot 63.
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.
Private collection, UK.

Literature: E. Yakovleva, “Aleksandra Levchenko — parizhskaia model K.A. Somova”, Antikvarnoe Obozrenie, No. 1, 2011, p. 9, illustrated.

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