27 May 2012
Sergius of Radonezh, signed.
Oil on canvasboard, 22 by 17.5 cm.
Provenance: Possibly acquired by the father of the previous owner in Russia, c. 1916–1917.
Authenticity of the work has been confirmed by the expert V. Petrov.
The present lot appears to be a study for the left side of the triptych The Labours of Sergius of Radonezh, now in the collection of the State Tretyakov Gallery.
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