4 июня 2014
Portrait of Vladimir Stasov, signed, inscribed in Cyrillic “S fotogr. 1895”, and dated 1916, further stamped “Redaktsia Russkoi Muzyk. gaz. Petrograd 2 rota 16” on the reverse.
Pencil, ink and wash on paper, 50 by 33 cm.
Provenance: A gift from the artist to Nikolai Findeizen, publisher and editor of Russkaya muzykal’naya gazeta (inscription on the work).
Private collection, Europe.
Authenticity of the work has been confirmed by the expert L. Torstensen.
Literature: Russkaya muzykal’naya gazeta, No. 41, 9 October 1916, p. 722, illustrated.
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