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    Sale 7537

    The Somov Collection

    28 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 236

    Konstantin Andreevich Somov (1869-1939)

    The stroller's rest

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    Konstantin Andreevich Somov (1869-1939)
    The stroller's rest
    signed and dated 'C. Somov/1939' (lower right)
    oil on canvas
    19 5/8 x 25½ in. (49.7 x 64.8 cm.)

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    Today I continued work on the new painting that I began in oil yesterday following a few days of composition in pencil. I might call this picture "Der Müde Wanderer" [The tired traveller]. He is laying down with his haversack beneath his head, near him is a dog, in a landscape at dusk with rose-coloured clouds in an evening sky.
    Diary entry dated 1 March 1939, p. 435

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