• 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 538

    Vladimir Hau (1816-1895)

    Portrait of Alexander Mordvinov

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Vladimir Hau (1816-1895)
    Portrait of Alexander Mordvinov
    signed and dated 'W. Hau/1846' (centre right)
    watercolour, heightened with white, on paper
    8¾ x 7 3/8 in. (22 x 18.5 cm.)
    Executed in 1846


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    Literature

    M. Baruch & I. Sakharova, Russian Portraits in Watercolour 1825-1855, Paris, 1994, pp. 78 and 79, illustrated.


    Exhibited

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