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Dmitri Semenovich Stelletsky

The Betrothal of Tsar Alexei Mikhailovich and Natalya Naryshkina

Dmitri Semenovich Stelletsky

Dmitri Semenovich Stelletsky

The Betrothal of Tsar Alexei Mikhailovich and Natalya Naryshkina

The Betrothal of Tsar Alexei Mikhailovich and Natalya Naryshkina

Dmitri Semenovich Stelletsky

1875 - 1947

The Betrothal of Tsar Alexei Mikhailovich and Natalya Naryshkina


signed in Latin l.l., inscribed Paris and dated 1916 l.r.

gouache and pencil on artist's board 

Board: 52 by 52.5cm, 20½ by 20¾in.

Framed: 81 by 80.5cm, 32 by 31¾in.

Executed on Whatman board. The top edge is slightly uneven. The corners are fraying and show minor losses. There are pinholes in all four corners. There are small tears to the lower left edge and in the top left corner as well as in places elsewhere. There is a small scratch to the centre of the left edge. There is a light layer of surface dirt. Framed and glazed.


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Commissioned by Princess Vera Naryshkina
Thence by descent
Christie's London, Russian Pictures, 30 November 2005, lot 189
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner
Exhibition catalogue Les artistes russes hors frontière, Paris: Musée du Montparnasse, 2010, p.199 illustrated and listed
Paris, Musée du Montparnasse, Les artistes russes hors frontière, 22 July - 31 October 2010