24 April 2006
Valentin Aleksandrovich Serov (1865-1911)
Study for 'October, Domotkanovo'
signed in Cyrillic and dated 'Serov 95' (lower left)
oil on canvas
17 1/8 x 15 1/8 in. (43.5 x 38.4 cm.)
Painted in 1895
Anonymous sale; Christie's, Geneva, 17 November 1993, as Landscape.
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This oil sketch is one of many preparatory studies that the artist executed for 'October, Domotkanovo' (1895, Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow). The horse depicted in the present study can be seen in the right of the composition.
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