28 November 2007
Konstantin Andreevich Somov (1869-1939)
signed, inscribed and dated 'C. Somov/Mai 1933' (lower right)
pencil and watercolour on bristol paper, oval
5 1/16 x 7 1/16 in. (12.9 x 17.6 cm.)
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