• Russian Art auction at Christies

    Sale 7772

    Russian Art

    1 - 2 December 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 417

    Ilya Repin (1844-1930)

    A bouquet of flowers

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Ilya Repin (1844-1930)
    A bouquet of flowers
    signed in Cyrillic and dated 'I. Repin/1878' (lower left)
    oil on paper laid down on board
    16½ x 13 in. (42 x 33 cm.)
    Painted in 1878


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    Provenance

    Acquired in Helsinki in the late 1950s.
    By direct descent to the present owner.


    Literature

    I. Grabar', Repin, Moscow, 1937, volume 1, illustrated p. 180 as 'Buket tsvetov'.