London, South Kensington
7 July 2000
after Il'ia Efimovich Repin
Portrait of the composer Modest Petrovich Musorgskii
inscribed in Russian 'After I. Repin A. Fedorov 1932' (lower centre left)
oil on canvas
28¼ x 22½in. (72 x 57cm.)
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Repin painted his famous portrait of M.P. Musorgskii (1839-1881) in St. Petersburg shortly before the composer's death. The original is now in the State Tret'iakov Gallery in Moscow.
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