27 November 2007
ALEKSANDR PAVLOVICH BRIULLOV (RUSSIAN, 1798-1877)
Countess Tolstaia, in black dress with zig-zag border and large puffed sleeves, white underslip, black belt with gold buckle, black scarf around her neck, hair dressed in an Apollo knot
signed and dated 'A. Brullof. 1829' (mid-left)
oval, 3¾ in. (95 mm.) high, gilt-metal frame
Alexandre Rozembergh, Paris, in 1928.
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Brussels, Palais des Beaux-Arts, Exposition d'art russe ancien et moderne, 1928, no. 117 (lent by Alexandre Rozembergh, Paris).
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