Vladimir Makovsky (1846-1920)
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Vladimir Makovsky (1846-1920)

Mother and child

Details
Vladimir Makovsky (1846-1920)
Mother and child
signed in Cyrillic and dated 'V. Makovskii. 1876.' (lower right)
oil on canvas
25 7/8 x 15 in. (65.7 x 38.1 cm.)
Provenance
Acquired by the present owner in Maryland circa 1990.
Literature
F. Bulgakov, 'V. E. Makovskii i ego proizvedeniia [and his oeuvre]', Niva, 18 November 1895, no. 46, an engraving from the painting illustrated p. 1103.
Probably, G. Romanov, Tovarishchestvo peredvizhnykh khudozhestvennykh vystavok [Society of itinerant art exhibitions] 1871-1923, St Petersburg, 2003, listed p. 29, no. 5-42.
Exhibited
Probably, St Petersburg, Odessa and elsewhere, V Peredvizhnaia vystavka kartin [V Itinerant Exhibition of Paintings], 1876-1877, no. 42.
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We are grateful to Dr Elena Nesterova for her assistance in cataloguing this lot.
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