• Christies auction house James Christie logo

    Sale 2162

    Russian Art

    24 April 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 80

    Russian School

    FIRST HALF 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Russian School
    First half 19th century
    Denis Davydov (1784-1839), in black uniform with a collar embroidered with silver oak leaves, silver epaulettes, wearing the badge of St. George and other orders, watercolor on ivory, apparently unsigned, in a gilt-metal mounted ebonized wood frame
    3 in. (7.6 cm.) high, excluding frame


    Contact Client Service
    • info@christies.com

    • New York +1 212 636 2000

    • London +44 (0)20 7839 9060

    • Hong Kong +852 2760 1766

    • Shanghai +86 21 6355 1766

    Contact the department

    Denis Davydov, descended from a great family of Russian nobility, was a celebrated soldier-poet of the Napoleonic Wars.