'Jurisprudence' oil on canvas 165 x 100cm (64 15/16 x 39 3/8in).
PROVENANCE: Commissioned as part of a cycle of monumental works for Baron Jean de Brouwer for one of his rooms in the Manoir de Relais, Pommeroeul, Belgium Private collection
EXHIBITED: St. Petersburg, The State Russian Museum, Benois Wing, Zinaida Serebriakova. Nudes, 11 October - 22 November 2007
LITERATURE: V.P Kniazeva [ed.], Zinaida Serebriakova/ Letters. Reflections of contemporaries of the artist, 'Fine Art', Moscow, 1987, the artist's letter to A.N. Savinov [401-411], pp 204-208 Vladimir Kruglov, 'Serebriakova's Nudes', Zinaida Serebriakova. Nudes, The State Russian Musuem, Palace Editions, 2007, pp.13-15, colour illustrations, pp.24-55 Nadezhda Tregub, 'The poetry of femininity', The Tretyakov Gallery Magazine, No.1, 2008, pp.34-39, p.35 colour illustrations