Important European Collection of Russian Art, plus Other Properties

30 May 2020

Artist Index / Full Catalogue

Marquise with a Dog

* 103. SOMOV, KONSTANTIN (1869–1939)

Marquise with a Dog, miniature book illustration, signed and dated 1927.

Watercolour, heightened with white, black and silver ink on paper, 5 by 4.5 cm (image size).
5,000–7,000 GBP

Provenance: Raydon Gallery, USA.
Private collection, USA.

Related literature: A later version of this drawing from the Braikevitch collection is in the Ashmolean Museum and is published in Russian Paintings and Drawings in the Ashmolean Museum, text by Larissa Salmina-Haskell, Oxford, 1989, p. 82, No. 119.

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