• 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 537

    Karl Briullov (1799-1852)

    Portrait of Apollon Nikolaevich Mokritski

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Karl Briullov (1799-1852)
    Portrait of Apollon Nikolaevich Mokritski
    signed in Cyrillic and dated '1839/Briullov' (lower right)
    pencil on paper
    12 x 9¾ in. (30.5 x 24.5 cm.)
    Executed in 1839


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    Literature

    'Biedermeier in Private Collections', Pinakoteka, Moscow, 1998, no. 4, p. 74. no. 7, illustrated.


    Exhibited

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