Russian

Jean-Baptiste Le Prince - The Russian Dance
&
The Seesaw
Jean-Baptiste Le Prince (Metz 1734 - Saint-Denis-du-Port 1781) The Russian Dance & The Seesaw

the first signed and dated ‘Le Prince 1769’ (lower right) and the second bears a signature ‘le prince’ (lower left)
black chalk, pen and black ink, grey wash, en grisaille
29 x 23.7 cm (11⅜ x 9¼ in); 29 x 22.8 cm (11⅜ x 9in)

Klavdi Vasilievich Lebedev - Resting Peasant
Klavdi Vasilievich Lebedev (Moscow 1852 - Moscow 1916) Resting Peasant

signed in Cyrillic and dated ‘1911’ (lower right)
watercolour on paper
34 x 27 cm (13½ x 11⅜ in)

Konstantin Egorovich  Makovsky - Portrait of an Arab
Konstantin Egorovich Makovsky (Moscow 1839 - St. Petersburg 1915) Portrait of an Arab

signed in Cyrillic (lower right)
gouache on board
35.5 x 25.1 cm (14 x 9⅞ in)

Konstantin Egorovich  Makovsky - Unloading Boats on the Bosphorus
Konstantin Egorovich Makovsky (Moscow 1839 - St. Petersburg 1915) Unloading Boats on the Bosphorus

watercolour on paper laid down on board
17.2 x 23.2 cm (6¾ x 9⅛ in)

Nikita Ivanovich Martos - View of the St. Petersburg Stock Exchange
Nikita Ivanovich Martos (St. Petersburg 1787 - Paris 1813) View of the St. Petersburg Stock Exchange

bears the inscription ‘Par Martos, Architecte de sa Majesté l’Empereur de toutes les Russiea’
and titled ‘Vue du Pallais de la Bourse de St. Petersburg’ (on the mount)
watercolour on paper
20.3 x 41.3 cm (8 x 16¼ in)

Andrey Yefimovich Martynov - The Port of Nikola at the Mouth of the River Angara & View of Irkutsk
Attributed to Andrey Yefimovich Martynov (St. Petersburg 1768 - Rome 1826) The Port of Nikola at the Mouth of the River Angara & View of Irkutsk

both inscribed 'Haupt' (lower right) in ink and further inscribed with descriptions of views
watercolour and ink on paper, a pair
both 27 x 37 cm (10 x 14 in) (2)

William McConnell - An Officer in a Horse-Drawn Carriage, St. Petersburg
William McConnell (British, active 1850 - 1890) An Officer in a Horse-Drawn Carriage, St. Petersburg

inscribed and dated ‘Petersburg/2 April 1875’ (lower left);
further inscribed and dated ‘22 april 1875/ St. Petersburg’ (lower right)
pencil, pen and black ink and watercolour on paper, heightened with white
12.6 x 21 cm (5 x 8¼ in)

School Neapolitan - A View of Elagin Island Palace
Neapolitan School, Nineteenth Century A View of Elagin Island Palace

gouache on paper
22.5 x 32 cm (8¾ x 11¾ in)

School Neapolitan - A View of the Neva River, St. Petersburg
Neapolitan School, Nineteenth Century A View of the Neva River, St. Petersburg

gouache on paper
22 x 35.5 cm (8½ x 14 in)

Alexander Osipovich Orlovsky - Six Roundels Depicting Horsemen
Alexander Osipovich Orlovsky (Warsaw 1777 - St. Petersburg 1832) Six Roundels Depicting Horsemen

five signed with monogram: four dated ‘1815’; one dated ‘1816’
pencil and gouache with gum arabic on paper
each 9.8 cm (3⅞ in) diameter (6)
mounted as one, in folder bound in red morocco leather with a plaque engraved ‘à Michel Lanskoy’

Sergey Osipovich  Ovsyannikov - A House in North Africa
Sergey Osipovich Ovsyannikov (Russian, 1880 - 1937) A House in North Africa

signed in Cyrillic (lower left)
watercolour on paper
21.5 x 27 cm (8½ x 10⅝ in)

Luigi Ossipovich Premazzi - Afternoon Pursuits of a Lady
Luigi Ossipovich Premazzi (Milan 1814 - Istanbul 1891) Afternoon Pursuits of a Lady

signed and dated 'L. Premazzi 1846' (lower left);
signed, inscribed and dated on the mount 'L. Premazzi Milanesi, a St Pietroburgo 1846'
watercolour over pencil on paper
16 x 24 cm (6 x 9 in)

Ivan Petrovich Prianishnikov - Resting Troops
Ivan Petrovich Prianishnikov (Russian, 1841 - 1909) Resting Troops

signed in Cyrillic (lower left)
pencil and watercolour, heightened with white, on buff paper
14.6 x 27 cm (5¾ x 10 in)

Zinaida Evgenievna Serebriakova - Working in Soil in the Apple Orchard
Zinaida Evgenievna Serebriakova (Neskuchnoye estate, Kursk 1884 - Paris 1967) Working in Soil in the Apple Orchard

signed in Cyrillic and dated ‘1908’ (lower right)
gouache over pencil on paper
33 x 54 cm (13 x 21¼ in)

Henryk Siemiradzki - The Rape of the Sabine Women
Henryk Siemiradzki (Pechenegi, Ukraine 1843 - Krakow, Poland 1902) The Rape of the Sabine Women

signed in Cyrillic (lower right) and dated '27 August 1867' (lower right)
pen and ink heightened with bodycolour over pencil on paper
54 x 76 cm (21½ x 30 in)

William Simpson - Circassia. Tcherkess of the Soubash.
William Simpson (Glasgow 1823 - London 1899) Circassia. Tcherkess of the Soubash.

signed and dated ‘Wm. Simpson. 1875’ (lower right) and inscribed ‘Circassians’ (lower left), signed again ‘Wm. Simpson.’ and inscribed as titled on The Fine Art Gallery label (on the reverse)
pencil and watercolour heightened with white on paper
17.2 x 12 cm (6¾ x 4¾ in)

William Simpson - Circassians at the Fort of Waia, 8th October 1855
William Simpson (Glasgow 1823 - London 1899) Circassians at the Fort of Waia, 8th October 1855

inscribed 'Circassians at the Fort of Waia/ 8th Octr 1855' (lower left), signed and dated 'Wm Simpson/ 1858' (lower right)
pencil and watercolour on paper
25.4 x 42.6 cm (10 x 16¾ in)

Pyotr Petrovich Sokolov  - Tales of the War
Pyotr Petrovich Sokolov (St. Petersburg 1821 - St. Petersburg 1899) Tales of the War

signed in Cyrillic and dated ‘1859’ (lower right)
watercolour on paper
16 x 21 cm (6¼ x 8½ in)

Pyotr Petrovich Sokolov  - A Provincial Churchyard
Pyotr Petrovich Sokolov (St. Petersburg 1821 - St. Petersburg 1899) A Provincial Churchyard

signed with initials and dated ‘1841’ (lower right)
pencil and wash on paper
24 x 34 cm (9½ x 13½ in)

Vasili Ivanovich Surikov - The Storm
Vasili Ivanovich Surikov (Krasnoyarsk, Siberia 1848 - Moscow 1916) The Storm

signed in Cyrillic (lower right)
graphite, pen, ink and wash heightened with white, on paper
13 x 19.7 cm (5¼ x 7¾ in)

Nicholai Egorovich Sverchkov - Winter Sleigh Ride
Nicholai Egorovich Sverchkov (St. Petersburg 1817 - 1898) Winter Sleigh Ride

signed in Cyrillic, inscribed and dated ‘1859’ (lower left)
pencil and watercolour on paper
22 x 32.5 cm (8¾x 12¾ in)