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    Sale 7464

    Un hôtel particulier du Faubourg Saint-Germain The Collection of The Marquis and Marquise de Ravenel

    21 - 22 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 503

    A. Pakrovskii (Russian, 19th Century)

    Portrait of a lady, head and shoulders; and Portrait of an officer, three-quarter-length

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    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)
    watercolour
    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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