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Ivan Konstantinovich Aivazovsky

Columbus' Farewell before Starting on his Voyage from Port Palos in Spain

VAT reduced rateUK: Greenford Park Warehouse

Estimate:

1,000,000

to
- 1,500,000 GBP

Ivan Konstantinovich Aivazovsky

Ivan Konstantinovich Aivazovsky

Columbus' Farewell before Starting on his Voyage from Port Palos in Spain

Columbus' Farewell before Starting on his Voyage from Port Palos in Spain

Estimate:

1,000,000

to
- 1,500,000 GBP

Lot sold:

1,043,500

GBP

Ivan Konstantinovich Aivazovsky

1817 - 1900

Columbus' Farewell before Starting on his Voyage from Port Palos in Spain


signed in Latin and dated 1892 l.l.; further signed, inscribed Russie/Crimée/Théodossie and dated on the reverse

oil on canvas

Canvas: 104.5 by 176cm, 41¼ by 69¼in.

Framed: 121.5 by 192.5cm, 47¾ by 75¾in.

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Estate of George H. Shumann and C.W. Shumann, New York
American Art Association, New York, 23 January 1936, lot 102
Plaza Curiosity Shop, New York, acquired at the above sale
Marjorie Merriweather Post
Thence by descent
Sotheby's New York, Russian Art, 22 April 2009
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner
World's Columbian Exposition 1893 Chicago: Catalogue of the Russian Section, St Petersburg: Imperial Russian Commission, Ministry of Finance, 1893, p.357, no.4
M.Sargsian, 'Ayvazovski in America', Armenian Review, 1986, vol.39, no.4-156, p.84 listed
G.Caffiero and I.Samarine, Light, Water and Sky: The Paintings of Ivan Aivazovsky, London: Alexandria Press, 2012, p.234 illustrated; p.319 illustrated and listed as CS-1892-008
G.Caffiero and I.Samarine, Neizvestnyi Aivazovskii: k 200-letiyu so dnya rozhdeniya, Moscow: SLOVO, 2016, p.206 illustrated; p.409 illustrated and listed as CS-1892-008
Chicago, World's Columbian Exposition, 1893