27 November 2007
PIETRO DE ROSSI (RUSSIAN, 1761-1831)
Count Kyrill Alekseevich Razumovskii (1780-1829), in blue coat with green lapels and collar, pale grey waistcoat, white shirt, holding a book; landscape background
rectangular, 3 5/8 x 3 7/16 in. (93 x 87 mm.), gilt-metal mount
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Other miniatures by Rossi from this particularly inspired period are illustrated in T. A. Selinova, Petr Rossi. Russkii miniatiurist, Moscow, 2005, pl. VI-X.
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In conversation with the Korean-American artist, whose recent painting The Evolution of Perception will be offered at Christie’s in Hong Kong on 25 November
As this 1,000-year-old Ru tea bowl comes to auction in Hong Kong, we look at the evolution of the grey-green ware from Yue to Yaozhou to Ru