27 November 2007
CONTINENTAL SCHOOL, CIRCA 1810
Princess Volkonskaia, in white dress, blue stole over her right shoulder, and coral necklace, her right arm leaning on a crimson cushion with gold tassel; together with Countess Olenina, in white dress, a blue bonnet on her loose curling hair (Russian School, circa 1795/1800)
the former oil on metal
rectangular, 3 3/16 x 2 9/16 in. (81 x 65 mm.), metal frame decorated with turquoises; and oval, 1 7/8 in. (48 mm.) high, in gilt-metal mount, respectively (2)
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