Vasili Andreevich Tropinin (Russian, 1776-1857) Man playing the guitare
Lot 10
Attributed to Vasili Andreevich Tropinin (Russian, 1776-1857) The guitar player unframed
Sold for £13,200 (US$ 22,163) inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
Attributed to Vasili Andreevich Tropinin (Russian, 1776-1857)
The guitar player
verso inscribed in Cyrillic with artist's name and title 'Portrait of V. Markov', further dated '1838' on verso
oil on canvas
84.5 x 67.2cm (33 1/4 x 26 7/16in).
unframed

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    Sotheby's, London, The Russian Sale, 19 December, 1996, lot 79.

    A comparable portrait of a guitar player by Tropinin is in the Russian Museum, St. Petersburg. For a similar portrait of the same sitter, V. I. Morkov, the renowned Russian musician, see Sotheby's, London, The Rostropovich-Vishnevskaya Collection, 19 September, 2007, lot 126.
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