Konstantin Yuon’s The Kremlin at Night on the Eve of the Coronation of Tsar Mikhail Fedorovich was executed in the mid-1910s, the artist’s most sought-after period. Dominated by the majestic ecclesiastical and secular buildings of the Kremlin, this historical painting commemorates the coronation of the first Romanov Tsar in 1613. Exhibited twice in Russia in the early 1910s, it will be offered in Sotheby’s Russian Pictures sale on Tuesday 6th June.
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6 June 2017 London