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    Sale 5131

    Russian Icons and Pictures Including works by Non-Conformist Artists

    29 November 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 1149

    Mikhail Ivanovich Scotti (1814-1861)

    An allegory of love

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    Mikhail Ivanovich Scotti (1814-1861)
    An allegory of love
    signed, inscribed and dated 'M. Scotti 1841/Roma' (lower right)
    oil on canvas, unframed, in a feigned oval
    39 x 34 in. (99 x 86.5 cm.)


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    Mikhail Ivanovich Scotti is a renouned Russian-born artist whose father was Italian. He worked extensively with historical and allegorical subjects matters common in both Russian and Italian styles. The present work was created during the years he spent in Italy, 1838-1843.

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