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    Sale 5954

    Russian Art

    11 June 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 4

    Nikolai Sverchkov (1817-1898)

    A troika in a blizzard

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Nikolai Sverchkov (1817-1898)
    A troika in a blizzard
    signed in Cyrillic and dated 'N. Sverchkov/1881' (lower right)
    oil on canvas
    24¾ x 38 in. (62.8 x 96.5 cm.)
    Painted in 1881


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    Provenance

    Acquired by the grandfather of the present owner circa 1950.