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VLADIMIR LUKICH BOROVIKOVSKY | Portrait of a Lady

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50,000 - 70,000 GBP
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Description

  • Vladimir Lukich Borovikovsky
  • Portrait of a Lady
  • oil on zinc
  • image size: 23 by 19cm, 9 by 7 1/2 in.
  • Executed in the 1790s
The sitter of the present work has traditionally been identified as Ekaterina Yakovlevna Derzhavina (née Bastidon, 1760-94).

Provenance

Maria Ivanovna Ponna and Alexander Nikolaevich Kaverzin, Leningrad
Acquired from the above by the parents of the present owner in the 1960s

Literature

T.Alexeeva, Vladimir Lukich Borovikovsky i russkaya kul’tura na rubezhe 18-19 vekov, Moscow: Iskusstvo, 1975, p.77, no.35 illustrated b/w, p.345, no.87 listed as Portret neizvestnoy, p.407, no.35 listed
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