MacDougall Auctions 7-11 June 2010

7 June 2010

Artist Index / Full Catalogue

Reclining Woman

* 536. SOMOV, KONSTANTIN 1869-1839

Reclining Woman signed

Pencil and watercolour on paper, laid on card, 26.5 by 34.5 cm.
45,000-50,000 pounds

Authenticity certificate from E. Zhukova.

The genre of retrospective works, united by the theme of a lady sleeping in an interior goes back to Somov’s watercolour Natalia Pavlovna — a headpiece for Pushkin’s poem Count Nulin (1899

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