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    Sale 7440

    Important Russian Pictures

    28 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 294

    Ivan Pavlovich Pokhitonov (1850-1923)

    Hunters in the Steppe

    Price Realised  


    Ivan Pavlovich Pokhitonov (1850-1923)
    Hunters in the Steppe
    signed 'I. Pokitonow/N' (lower right); with inscription in Russian and inventory no. '243/Hunter's rest in the wild grass in the steppe/(Kherson Province.)/A gift to my dear Niunka in the memory of her Saint's Day 24th December 1916/Property of Evgenii Konstantinovich Wulfert' (on the reverse)
    oil on panel
    5 x 9½ in. (12.5 x 24 cm.)

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    This work will be included in the forthcoming catalogue raisonné prepared by Olivier Bertrand.

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    By descent in the artist's family to the present owner.