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    Sale 7453

    Important Portrait Miniatures and Gold Boxes

    27 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 276

    ALEKSANDR PAVLOVICH BRIULLOV (RUSSIAN, 1798-1877)

    Countess Tolstaia, in black dress with zig-zag border and large puffed sleeves, white underslip, black belt with gold buckle, black scarf around her neck, hair dressed in an Apollo knot

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    ALEKSANDR PAVLOVICH BRIULLOV (RUSSIAN, 1798-1877)
    Countess Tolstaia, in black dress with zig-zag border and large puffed sleeves, white underslip, black belt with gold buckle, black scarf around her neck, hair dressed in an Apollo knot
    signed and dated 'A. Brullof. 1829' (mid-left)
    oval, 3¾ in. (95 mm.) high, gilt-metal frame


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    Provenance

    Alexandre Rozembergh, Paris, in 1928.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE COLLECTION


    Exhibited

    Brussels, Palais des Beaux-Arts, Exposition d'art russe ancien et moderne, 1928, no. 117 (lent by Alexandre Rozembergh, Paris).