Yuli Yulievich Klever (Russian, 1850-1924), and Studio
The winter sun bears signature in Cyrillic and date '91' (lower right) oil on canvas 83 x 59cm (32 11/16 x 23 1/4in).
PROVENANCE: The collection of Alexandre Sergei Schmetterer Thence by descent to a private collection, England
The mother of the present owner related that she was visited by Y. Klever the Younger in Paris in the early 1930s where he would examine his father's paintings and pronounce upon them, marking them on the verso where doubtful. The present lot was approved by him and a frame was commissioned to a design he drew up.