2 December 2015 Russian Art Auctions

2 December 2015

Artist Index / Full Catalogue

Portrait of Count Lev Sollogub

* 92. SOKOLOV, PETR (1791-1848)

Portrait of Count Lev Sollogub, signed.

Pencil and watercolour on paper, 20 by 16 cm (paper size).
8,000-12,000 GBP

The present lot is a portrait of Count Lev Aleksandrovich Sollogub (1812–1852), a diplomat, brother of the renowned writer Vladimir Sollogub (1813–1882) and acquaintance of Alexander Pushkin, Nikolai Gogol and Mikhail Lermontov.

Authenticity of the work has been confirmed by the expert V. Petrov.

Notes on symbols:
* Indicates 5% Import Duty Charge applies.
Ω Indicates 20% Import Duty Charge applies.
§ Indicates Artist's Resale Right applies.
† Indicates Standard VAT scheme applies, and the rate of 20% VAT will be charged on both hammer price and premium.