• 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 540

    Piotr Sokolov (1787-1848)

    Portrait of Countess Olga Alexandrovna Orlova (1807-1880)

    Price Realised  

    Piotr Sokolov (1787-1848)
    Portrait of Countess Olga Alexandrovna Orlova (1807-1880)
    signed and dated 'Socoloff/1829' (lower left)
    pencil and watercolour, heightened with gold and with gum arabic in places, on paper laid down on board
    8¼ x 6½ in. (21 x 16.5 cm.)
    Executed in 1829


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    Literature

    Exhibition catalogue, Piotr Feodorovich Sokolov. Russian intimate Portraits, Moscow, Pushkin Museum, 2003, illustrated p. 76, no. 92.


    Exhibited

    Moscow, Pushkin Museum, 'I see myself as if in a mirror...' Contemporaries of A. C. Pushkin in the Portraits of P. F. Sokolov, 2003, no. 92.