28 November 2007
Isaak Il'ich Levitan (1860-1900)
with signed authentication in Russian 'A. Levitan. This study was painted by my brother I. Levitan' (lower edge)
oil on canvas
13¾ x 10¼ in. (37.5 x 26 cm.)
Anonymous sale; Sotheby's, New York, 29 June 1995, lot 280.
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The present study appears to relate to a larger finished work entitled 'Spring. High water' (Vesna. Bol'shaia voda), 1897, in the Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow.
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