MacDougall Auctions 28 November 2005

28 November 2005

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Rustem and Zorab

130. REPIN, ILYA 1844-1930

Rustem and Zorab signed and dated 1916, inscribed in Cyrillic "Rustem and Zorab", watercolour and pencil on watermarked paper dated 1912, 22 by 34 cm.

This is an illustration of an episode of fight between Rostem and Sohrab from the Persian Epic Shahnameh by Ferdousi (932-1025).
7,000-10,000 Pounds

Literature: V. Moskvinov, "Unknown Illustration by I. E. Repin", Communist of Tajikistan, 28 September, 1955, illustrated.

Rustem and Zorab

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