28 November 2007
Konstantin Andreevich Somov (1869-1939)
A girl in an evening landscape
signed in Cyrillic and dated 'K. Somov/1918/1939' (lower right); further signed and inscribed with title in Russian, French and English (on the reverse)
oil on board
20 3/8 x 25 3/8 in. (51.7 x 64.3 cm.)
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Exhibition catalogue, Great exhibition of Russian Art, Belgrade, 1930, p. 23, no. 189.
Belgrade, Great Exhibition of Russian Art, March 1930, no. 189 (exhibition label attached to the stretcher).
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