Lot 97: KOUZNETSOV, NIKOLAI (1850-1929) Portrait of Lyudmila, the Artist's Daughter, signed and dated 1916, also further signed, inscribed in Cyrillic "moya doch/Lyudmila." and "pastel/Rafayoli", and dated "1916./18 Sentyabr" on the reverse. Oil and pastel on canvas, 97 by 59 cm. Provenance: Collection of the artist. Thence by descent to Mikhail Tolstoy, the artist's grandson. Thence by descent. Private collection, Slovenia. Authenticity of the work has been confirmed by the expert V. Petrov.
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Wednesday, 2nd December 2015
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