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136

PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE COLLECTION, SCANDINAVIA

Attributed to Ivan Konstantinovich Aivazovsky
TWO SHIPS AT SEA
Estimate
40,00060,000
LOT SOLD. 111,650 GBP
JUMP TO LOT
136

PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE COLLECTION, SCANDINAVIA

Attributed to Ivan Konstantinovich Aivazovsky
TWO SHIPS AT SEA
Estimate
40,00060,000
LOT SOLD. 111,650 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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Attributed to Ivan Konstantinovich Aivazovsky
1817-1900
TWO SHIPS AT SEA
signed in Cyrillic and indistinctly dated 1863 l.r.
oil on canvas
36.5 by 40.7cm, 14 1/2 by 16in.
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Provenance

Acquired by Reino Silvanto, former Finnish Ambassador to Riga, in the 1920s
Thence by descent to the present owner

Catalogue Note

Reino Silvanto (1883-1943) worked at the Finnish consul in Latvia from 1920 and from 1926 served as Finland's Ambassador. Passionate about art, he acquired several of the Russian paintings in his collection during this time. Silvanto was also a talented linguist and translated stories by Chekhov, Gogol and Ilf and Petrov into Finnish.

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