Sergei Chekhonin (1878-1936)
Portrait of Lydia Vytchegjanine, the artist's wife, seated by the window of their home on Vasilevsky Ostrov, Petrograd
signed in Cyrillic 'S. Chekhonin' (centre left); with inscription from Pierre Ino dated 1983 (on the reverse of the mount)
pencil and gouache on paper, on the artist's original washline mount
5½ x 4½ (14 x 11.8 cm.)
Painted circa 1915
Acquired directly from Pierre Ino (1909-1989), stepson of the artist, by Alexandre Djanchieff in Paris in the late 1980s.
By descent to the present owner.