MacDougall's Fine Art Auctions Russian Art Auction - Wednesday 29th November 2017
VERESCHAGIN, VASILY VASILIEVICH (1842-1904). Portrait of a Man. Oil on canvas, 33 by 29 cm. Provenance:
Collection of the artist. Vassili Verestchagin Collection, American Art Association, New York, 18 November 1891, lots 57, 59 or 61 (stamp on the reverse). Private collection, UK.
Authenticity of the work has been confirmed by the expert V. Petrov.
Exhibited: Exhibition of the Works of Vassili Verestchagin, Grosvenor Gallery, London, 1887. Vassili Verestchagin Collection, American Art Association, New York, 1891.
Literature: Exhibition catalogue, Exhibition of the Works of Vassili Verestchagin, Illustrated Descriptive Catalogue, London, Grosvenor Gallery, 1887, p. 61, No. 91, Russian Types, works “d”, “f” or “h”. Vassili Verestchagin Collection, Nordestedt, Hanse, reprint of: New York, American Art Association, 1891, p. 43, listed as Nos. 57, 59 or 61, from the series Russian Types.