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    Sale 7453

    Important Portrait Miniatures and Gold Boxes

    27 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 209

    ATTRIBUTED TO PETR FEDOROVICH SOKOLOV (RUSSIAN, 1791-1847)

    A lady of the Danzas family, seated in white dress tied with a bow at corsage, frilled collar, blue stole over her left arm, straw hat with ostrich feathers over her lace bonnet

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    ATTRIBUTED TO PETR FEDOROVICH SOKOLOV (RUSSIAN, 1791-1847)
    A lady of the Danzas family, seated in white dress tied with a bow at corsage, frilled collar, blue stole over her left arm, straw hat with ostrich feathers over her lace bonnet
    on card
    oval, 5 7/8 in. (150 mm.) high, gilt-metal mount


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    The present sitter is possibly a relative of Konstantin Karlovich Danzas, who was a Lycée friend of the poet Aleksandr Pushkin, to whom he was second at the fatal duel.

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