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    Sale 7453

    Important Portrait Miniatures and Gold Boxes

    27 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 247

    MIKHAIL ZATSEPIN (RUSSIAN, FL. C. 1813-1847)

    A young lady, in white dress with short puffed sleeves with lace at her shoulders, her upswept hair in ringlets

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    MIKHAIL ZATSEPIN (RUSSIAN, FL. C. 1813-1847)
    A young lady, in white dress with short puffed sleeves with lace at her shoulders, her upswept hair in ringlets
    signed in Russian 'Zatsepin' (lower right)
    octagonal, 2 9/16 x 2 1/16 in. (65 x 53 mm.), gilt-metal frame


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    The artist was born a serf at Ostankino on the estates of Count N. P. Sheremet'ev, studied under N. I. Argunov, and was liberated in 1818. His works are to be found in the Hermitage and the Russian Museum, St. Petersburg, in the Historical Museum, the Pushkin Museum and at Ostankino in Moscow.

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