• Fine Printed Books, Manuscript auction at Christies

    Sale 5829

    Fine Printed Books, Manuscripts, Traditional Sports

    23 November 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 306

    PETER I, the Great -- [ZUBOV, Aleksei (1682-c.1750).] Izobrazhenie Braka ego Tsarskogo Velichestva Petra Pervogo... fevralia 1712. [Depiction of the Marriage of his Imperial Highness Peter I... in February 1712.] N.p. [but probably St. Petersburg], n.d. [but 19th century]. Etching on wove paper, 500 x 565mm (some mostly marginal repaired tears, light soiling).

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    PETER I, the Great -- [ZUBOV, Aleksei (1682-c.1750).] Izobrazhenie Braka ego Tsarskogo Velichestva Petra Pervogo... fevralia 1712. [Depiction of the Marriage of his Imperial Highness Peter I... in February 1712.] N.p. [but probably St. Petersburg], n.d. [but 19th century]. Etching on wove paper, 500 x 565mm (some mostly marginal repaired tears, light soiling).

    One of Zubov's best known works, a large etching of the wedding banquet of Peter I and Catherine I in St. Petersburg's Winter Palace.


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