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    Sale 1989

    Russian Art

    18 April 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 11

    Mikhail Ivanovich Skotti (1814-1861)

    The fortune teller

    Price Realised  

    Mikhail Ivanovich Skotti (1814-1861)
    The fortune teller
    signed, inscribed and dated 'Roma/M. Scotti. 1841' (on the cards); further inscribed in Russian 'Original by M. Skotti/1841/in Rome/Russian School/Relined with oil paint/Size of stretcher 1 arshin by 11½ vershoks' (on a canvas label attached to the reverse)
    oil on canvas, circular
    diam. 48 in. (121.9 cm.)
    Painted in 1841


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