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    Sale 7684

    Russian Pictures Including Post-War and Contemporary Art Part II

    26 November 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 322

    Ivan Pokhitonov (1850-1923)

    Tailleuse de corail. Torro-del-Greco. Naples

    Price Realised  


    Ivan Pokhitonov (1850-1923)
    Tailleuse de corail. Torro-del-Greco. Naples
    signed in Cyrillic 'Ivan' (lower right); further signed in Cyrillic 'I. Pokhitonov' (on the reverse) and with inscription and inventory no. '17/Tailleuse de corrail à/Torro-del-Greco T. N.' and with a dedication in Russian 'To Nunka on her birthday/in memory/of Italy/7th February 1894' (on the reverse)
    oil on panel
    3¼ x 3¼ in. (8.5 x 8 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.


    Exhibition catalogue, Ivan Pavlovich Pokhitonov 1850-1923, Moscow, 1963, p. 21.
    V. A. Grebeniuk, Ivan Pavlovich Pokhitonov, Leningrad, 1973, p. 66.


    Moscow, State Tretyakov Gallery, Ivan Pavlovich Pokhitonov 1850-1923, 1963.