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    Sale 7684

    Russian Pictures Including Post-War and Contemporary Art Part II

    26 November 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 358

    Ivan Aivazovsky (1817-1900)

    Vessels in a swell at sunset

    Price Realised  

    Ivan Aivazovsky (1817-1900)
    Vessels in a swell at sunset
    signed in Cyrillic and dated 'I. Aivazovskii/1850.' (lower left)
    oil on canvas
    17 5/8 x 21¾ in. (44.8 x 55.2 cm.)


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    Provenance

    with Svensk-Franska Konstgalleriet, Stockholm.
    Acquired from the above by the present owner circa 1930.


    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A LADY