4 июня 2014
Study of Rocks by Lake Tiberias, signed with a monogram and dated 1887, also further inscribed in Cyrillic with a dedication on the reverse.
Oil on panel, 21 by 12.5 cm.
Provenance: A gift from the artist to Aleksandr Vsevolozhsky, a collector and friend of Polenov, on 5 January 1901 (inscription on the reverse).
Important private collection, Italy.
Authenticity of the work has been confirmed by the expert V. Petrov.
The present lot is a study for the painting By the Lake of Tiberias, 1888, now in the collection of the State Tretyakov Gallery.
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