27 May 2012
Hamlet, signed and dated “24 iyulya 1887”.
Oil on canvas, 32 by 53 cm.
Provenance: Possibly acquired at the 16th Exhibition of the Society for Itinerant Art Exhibitions by A.G. Rubinshtein.
Private collection, Europe.
Authenticity of the work has been confirmed by the expert V. Petrov.
Exhibited: Possibly The 16th Exhibition of the Society for Itinerant Art Exhibitions, 1888–1889, No. 52.
Possibly The 17th Exhibition of the Society for Itinerant Art Exhibitions, 1889–1890, No. 62.
Literature: G. Romanov, Tovarishchestvo peredvizhnykh khudozhestvennykh vystavok. 1871–1923. Entsiklopediya, St Petersburg, 2003, p. 111, No. 5–52, and p. 118, No. 4–62, listed.
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