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    Sale 7440

    Important Russian Pictures

    28 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 285

    Ivan Konstantinovich Aivazovskii (1817-1900)

    View of Constantinople at night

    Price Realised  

    Ivan Konstantinovich Aivazovskii (1817-1900)
    View of Constantinople at night
    signed in Cyrillic and dated 'Aïvazovsky/1875' (lower right)
    oil on canvas
    14 3/8 x 20 3/8 in. (36.5 x 51.7 cm.)


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    Provenance

    with A La Vieille Russie, New York (label attached to the reverse).


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A DISTINGUISHED EUROPEAN COLLECTION