25 - 28 November 2012 Russian Art Auctions

25 Nov 2012

Artist Index / Full Catalogue


Portrait of Mitrophan Kozyr

311. REPIN, ILYA (1844–1930)

Portrait of Mitrophan Kozyr, signed, inscribed in Cyrillic and dated "Sentyabr' 1880".

Pencil and ink on paper, 32.5 by 23 cm.
5,000–7,000 GBP


Provenance: Private collection, UK.

This portrait was executed at the estate of the patron and collector of Zaporozhian antiquities V.V. Tarnovsky in the Chernigov region. In 1880 Repin was working on sketches in connection with Reply of the Zaporozhian Cossacks to Sultan Mehmed IV of the Ottoman Empire (1880–1891), now in the State Russian Museum.


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