Valentin Aleksandrovich Serov (1865-1911)
The Cavalry Charge
signed in Cyrillic and dated 'Serov 905' (lower right)
gouache on yellowish paper laid on card
19.7/8 x 26.5/8in. (50.5 x 67.8cm.)
One of a series of drawings by the artist depicting events during the 1905 revolution, some of which were published in the illustrated satirical newspapers that appears with the relaxation of censorship.