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Vasilii Surikov (1848-1916)
Vasilii Surikov (1848-1916)

The composer Anton Rubinstein (1829-1894)

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Vasilii Surikov (1848-1916) The composer Anton Rubinstein (1829-1894) signed in Cyrillic and dated ‘V. Surikov/...3’ (lower right); with inscription ‘Le compositeur Anton Rubinstein/par Vassili Sourikov/Ancienne collection/Ter-Abramoff-Paris’ (on the reverse) ink on paper 7 7/8 x 4 ¾ in. (20.1 x 12.2 cm.)
Provenance
Ter Abramoff (1888-1977), Paris.
Collection Alexandre Djanchieff.
By descent to the present owner.

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Lot Essay

Anton Rubinstein was a conductor, composer and educator who founded the St Petersburg Conservatory and taught composition to the great Pyotr Tchaikovsky (1840-1893), as well as composing over 20 operas, the most notable being The Demon.

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