• Russian Art auction at Christies

    Sale 7772

    Russian Art

    1 - 2 December 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 389

    Karl Geftler (1858-1918)

    The Sphinxes on the Neva Embankment

    Price Realised  

    Karl Geftler (1858-1918)
    The Sphinxes on the Neva Embankment
    signed in Cyrillic and dated 'K. Geftler 94' (lower left)
    pencil, watercolour and gouache on card
    8½ x 12 in. (21.5 x 31 cm.)
    Executed in 1894


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    Provenance

    Probably in the collection of Tsar Nicholas II, inventory no. 494 (label attached to the reverse).