MacDougall Auctions 7-11 June 2010

7 June 2010

Artist Index / Full Catalogue

Study of Christ

* 275. POLENOV, VASILY 1844-1927

Study of Christ signed and dated 1886

Oil on canvas, laid on board, 38.5 by 31 cm.
70,000-120,000 pounds

This lot is a study for the monumental painting Christ and the Sinner, 1894, presently in the collection of the State Russian Museum.

Provenance: Private collection, USA.

Authenticity has been confirmed by Vladimir Petrov.<

Notes on symbols:
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§ Indicates Artist's Resale Right applies.
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