A pair of watercolours of important residences in southwest Russia, 19th century largest: 22.7 x 31.
Lot 4
A pair of watercolours of important residences in southwest Russia, 19th century largest: 22.7 x 31.5 cm. (9 x 12 1/4 in.)
£1,500 - 2,000
US$ 2,500 - 3,300
Auction Details
Lot Details
A pair of watercolours of important residences in southwest Russia, 19th century
one apparently inscribed 'The Inhabitation of the Kazak general in Astrakan, 1858', the other 'Habitation of a Kalmuk prince Tserendjab Tumen, near Astracan 1858'
each signed 'G. Boklemishev' (lower left) and dated '1858'
pencil and watercolour on paper
largest: 22.7 x 31.5 cm. (9 x 12 1/4 in.)
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Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    Private collection, Germany.

    Purportedly, these were originally acquired by Thomas Henry Seymour who served as US Minister to the Court of St. Petersburg 1853-1858. Their dating suggests a leaving present at the conclusion of his posting.
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