27 November 2007
ATTRIBUTED TO PETR FEDOROVICH SOKOLOV (RUSSIAN, 1791-1847)
A lady of the Danzas family, seated in white dress tied with a bow at corsage, frilled collar, blue stole over her left arm, straw hat with ostrich feathers over her lace bonnet
oval, 5 7/8 in. (150 mm.) high, gilt-metal mount
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The present sitter is possibly a relative of Konstantin Karlovich Danzas, who was a Lycée friend of the poet Aleksandr Pushkin, to whom he was second at the fatal duel.
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