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    Sale 7684

    Russian Pictures Including Post-War and Contemporary Art Part II

    26 November 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 356

    Ivan Aivazovsky (1817-1900)

    A market scene in Constantinople, with the Hagia Sophia beyond

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Ivan Aivazovsky (1817-1900)
    A market scene in Constantinople, with the Hagia Sophia beyond
    signed in Cyrillic and dated 'Aivazovskii/1860' (lower right); further signed in Cyrillic and dated 'Aivazovskii/1860' (on the reverse)
    oil on canvas, oval
    25¾ x 22½ in. (65.4 x 57.2 cm.)


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    Provenance

    Anonymous sale, Sotheby's, London, 17 March 1993, lot 130.
    Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY OF A PRIVATE EUROPEAN COLLECTOR