9 June 2009
Mikhail Zichy (1827-1906)
Raphael and his model
signed and dated 'Zichy 1872' (lower left)
pencil, gouache and watercolour, with gum arabic in places, on paper laid down on card, unframed
16½ x 11½ in. (42 x 29 cm.)
Private collection, Paris.
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For a similar version of the present composition see Ilona Berkovich's Mikhail Zichi, pl. L (Budapest, 1965).
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