• 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 498

    Isaak Levitan (1860-1900)

    A snow-covered village

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Isaak Levitan (1860-1900)
    A snow-covered village
    signed in Cyrillic, inscribed in Russian and dated 'To the Foss family I Levitan/26/1 88.' (lower left)
    pencil, heightened with white, on paper
    6½ x 8 7/8 in. (16.6 x 22.7 cm.)
    Executed in 1888


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    Provenance

    Collection of Alexandre Polonsky, Paris.


    Literature

    A. A. Fedorov-Davidov, Isaak Ilich Levitan, Zhizn' i tvorchestvo, Moscow, 1966, illustrated p. 324, listed p. 401.
    ed. A. A. Fedorov-Davidov, Isaak Ilich Levitan, Dokumenti, materiali, bibliografia, Moscow, 1966, listed p. 160, no. 933.