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    Sale 7684

    Russian Pictures Including Post-War and Contemporary Art Part II

    26 November 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 313

    Ilya Repin (1844-1930)

    Study for 'Zaporozhian Cossacks writing a letter to the Turkish Sultan'

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Ilya Repin (1844-1930)
    Study for 'Zaporozhian Cossacks writing a letter to the Turkish Sultan'
    signed in Cyrillic and dated 'I. Repin/1878' (lower centre), numbered 52 (lower right); further numbered 115 (on the reverse)
    pencil and grey wash on paper
    9¼ x 13 in. (23.5 x 33.1 cm.)


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    Provenance

    with The Piccadilly Gallery, London, 1966.
    Mrs Sanford Black.
    Anonymous sale, Christie's, Park Avenue New York, 23 February 1983, lot 80.
    Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY OF AN AMERICAN COLLECTOR