20 May 2015
PROPERTY FROM THE DESCENDANTS OF GRAND DUKE GEORGE MIKHAILOVICH
IMPERIAL FAMILY: A POSTCARD SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY GRAND DUCHESSES OLGA NIKOLAEVNA, TATIANA NIKOLAEVNA, MARIA NIKOLAEVNA, AND ANASTASIA NIKOLAEVNA
The front with a reproduction of a painting by I. Shiskhin, the reverse addressed to Princess Nina Georgievna, with Christmas and New Year's greetings from all four grand duchesses, signed and dated 1917
3½ x 5½ in. (9 x 14 cm.)
Princess Nina Georgievna Chavchavadze (1901-1974).
Prince David Pavlovich Chavchavadze (1924-2014).
By descent to the present owner.
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