25 - 28 November 2012 Russian Art Auctions

25 Nov 2012

Artist Index / Full Catalogue


Portrait of a Man with His Arm in a Sling

162. REPIN, ILYA (1844–1930)

Portrait of a Man with His Arm in a Sling, inscribed “Kapulivka” and dated 1886, also further inscribed with an authentication by the artist and collector Ilya Ostroukhov on the backing board.

Oil on canvas, 29 by 25.5 cm.
30,000–40,000 GBP


Provenance: Private collection, Israel.

In the spring of 1880 Repin visited the Cossack settlement of Kapulivka where he spent time among the descendants of the Zaporozhian Cossacks. He later returned to the area in 1886 when he was working on his masterpiece Reply of the Zaporozhian Cossacks to Sultan Mehmed IV of the Ottoman Empire.


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