27 Nov 2013 Russian Art Auctions

27 Nov 2013

Artist Index / Full Catalogue


An Allegory of Love

* 91. SCOTTI, MIKHAIL (1814-1861)

An Allegory of Love, signed, inscribed "Roma" and dated 1841.

Oil on canvas, 100 by 86.5 cm.
18,000–25,000 GBP


Authenticity of the work has been confirmed by the expert V. Petrov.
Authenticity certificate from the expert L. Markina.

Exhibited: Imperial Academy of Arts, St Petersburg, 28 September–5 October 1842.

Literature: Exhibition catalogue, Ukazatel’ khudozhestvennykh proizvedeniy, vystavlennykh v zalakh IAKh, St Petersburg, 1842, p. 17, listed.
L. Markina, “‘Staralsya ya usovershenstvovat’ sebya…’ Zhivopisets Mikhail Scotti: novye materialy”, Nashe nasledie, No. 97, 2011, pp. 25–33.


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