MacDougall Auctions 15 June 2007

15 June 2007

Artist Index / Full Catalogue


* 124. SOFRONOV, PIMEN 1898-1973


Tempera on board, 29.5 by 24 cm.
2,000-4,000 Pounds

This is the most traditional composition in the Sofronov collection, a version of the Virgin of Tenderness for which Sofronov had become well-known.

Also known as the Virgin of Sweet Kissing, other examples by Sofronov can be found in the Swedish National Museum.
See written catalogue for details.

Notes on symbols:
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