18 May 2005
Portrait of Ballerina Tamara Karsavina Signed and dated 1911
Oil on canvas, 61 by 54 cm.
Eberling was a Court Painter under Nicholas II, and under the Communists. He painted the portrait of Lenin on the old 3 ruble note, shown below. Also shown below is a newspaper clipping of his studio, showing this lot.
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