21 - 22 November 2007,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 6,875
Estimate GBP 300 - GBP 500
A. Pakrovskii (Russian, 19th Century)
Portrait of a lady, head and shoulders; and Portrait of an officer, three-quarter-length
The first signed in Cyrillic and dated 'A. Pakrovskii/1841' (centre right); and the second signed in Cyrillic and dated 'A. Pakrovskii/1843' (centre left)
10 x 8¼ in. (25.4 x 21 cm.)
A pair (2)
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The officer is a knight of the orders of St Stanislaus and St George. The mountains in the background and the officer's warm cloak with a fur collar suggests he may be on the front in the Caucasus, where the Russians were engaged in war in the 1840s.
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