2 December 2015 Russian Art Auctions

2 Dec 2015

Artist Index / Full Catalogue


The Feat of the Grenadier of the Finland Life Guards Regiment Leontiy Korennoi in the 1813 Battle of Leipzig

108. BABAEV, POLIDOR (1813-1870)

The Feat of the Grenadier of the Finland Life Guards Regiment Leontiy Korennoi in the 1813 Battle of Leipzig

Pencil and watercolour, heightened with white, on paper, 60 by 71.5 cm.
3,000-5,000 GBP


Executed c. 1846.

The present lot is a study for the eponymous 1846 oil painting by Babaev, currently in the collection of the State Russian Museum.

Provenance: Private collection, Latvia, from the 1990s.

Authenticity certificate from the expert N. Lapidus.


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