MacDougall Auctions 28 November 2008

28 November 2008

Artist Index / Full Catalogue

Portrait of the Ballerina Natalie Krassovska

* 230. SORINE, SAVELY 1878-1953

Portrait of the Ballerina Natalie Krassovska signed and dated 1934, also further inscribed "N Krassovska" on the reverse

Watercolour, heightened with white, coloured crayons and pencil on paper, laid on canvas, 47 by 37 cm.
25,000-30,000 pounds

Provenance: Anonymous Sale; Dorotheum Auktionen, Russische Kunst, 26 April, 2000, Lot 138.
Private collection, USA.

Literature: A Time to Gather… Russian Art from Foreign Private Collections, State Russian Museum, Palace Editions, St. Petersburg, 2008, p. 24, illustrated.

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