27 November 2007
ABEL (CONTINENTAL, FL. C. 1800)
Iulii Sorochinskii, in white uniform with red collar, wearing an orange sash, holding his shako in his gloved right hand; landscape and sky background
signed 'abel' (lower left)
rectangular, 2 15/16 x 2 3/8 in. (75 x 60 mm.), gilt-metal frame
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Other miniatures by this artist are at Kadriorg Castle, Tallinn, and in the Tret'iakov Gallery, Moscow; see also lot 185.
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