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Il'ia Efimovich Repin (1844-1930)
Il'ia Efimovich Repin (1844-1930)

The Streltsy proclaim their Loyalty to the Tsarevna Sofia

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Il'ia Efimovich Repin (1844-1930)
The Streltsy proclaim their Loyalty to the Tsarevna Sofia
signed and dated 'E. Répine 1880' (lower right) and inscribed in Cyrillic 'Moscow' (upper left)
pen and black ink and wash on heavy paper
10¼ x 7½in. (26 x 19cm.)
Provenance
Scribner & Co, their stamp on the verso with inscriptions relating to the work
Literature
Eugene Schuyler, Peter the Great, in 'Scribner's Monthly', vols.XIX-XXI, (New York, 1880), illustrated in vol.XX, p.576, entitled 'Sophia's appeal to her Partisans'.
I.S. Zil'bershtein, 'Preparatory Studies for "The Tsarevna Sofia"' in I.E. Grabar' and I.S. Zil'bershtein, Repin, vol.I, (Moscow, 1948), pp.154-167, illustrated p.163.
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