London, South Kensington
7 July 2000
Ivan Petrovich Prianishnikov (1841-1909)
Cavalry Attack at Alma
signed in Cyrillic 'I Prianishnikov' (lower left) and in Latin script 'I Prianishnikoff' (lower right)
pencil and watercolour heightened with touches of white on paper laid on card
6½ x 10¾in. (16.5 x 27.3cm.)
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A preparatory sketch for a larger mural, possibly related to the series of paintings by Illarion Mikhailovich Prianishnikov and Vladimir Egorovich Makovskii of scenes of the Crimean War executed in 1871-1872.
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