• Galerie Popoff: An Enduring Pa auction at Christies

    Sale 7677

    Galerie Popoff: An Enduring Passion for Russian Art

    12 - 13 October 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 426

    C. Vernet (active 1819)

    Portrait of Countess Maria Ivanovna de Traversay

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    C. Vernet (active 1819)
    Portrait of Countess Maria Ivanovna de Traversay
    signed and dated 'C. Vernet fecit 1819' (lower right)
    pencil, watercolour and gouache on paper, feigned oval
    8 3/8 x 7 1/8 in. (21.2 x 18.2 cm.)
    Executed in 1819


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    Literature

    M. Baruch & I. Sakharova, Russian Portraits in Watercolour, 1825-1855, Paris, 1994, pp. 162 and 163, illustrated.


    Exhibited

    Moscow, Museum of Private Collections, Pushkin's Contemporaries: 100 Portraits in Watercolour from a Parisian Collection, May - July 1999.