30 November 2016 Russian Art Auctions

30 Nov 2016

Artist Index / Full Catalogue


Vase of Flowers and a Visiting Card

77. KRAMSKOY, IVAN (1837-1887)

Vase of Flowers and a Visiting Card, signed, inscribed in Cyrillic "Mentona" and dated "84. Mai".

Oil on panel, 24 by 19 cm.
40,000–60,000 GBP


Provenance: Icons, Russian Pictures and Works of Art, Sotheby’s London, 15 December 1994, lot 149.

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

Exhibited: Possibly, Posmertnaya vystavka I. N. Kramskogo, Imperial Academy of Arts, St Petersburg, November 1887.

Literature: Possibly, N. Sobko, Illiustrirovannyi katalog kartin, risunkov i graviur pokoinago I. N. Kramskogo (1837–1887) , St Petersburg, 1887, No. 180a.


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