Russian

Vasili Fedorovich Timm - The Couple
Vasili Fedorovich Timm(Riga 1820 - Berlin 1895) The Couple

signed in Cyrillic and dated 1843 (lower left)
pencil and watercolour on paper
20.5 x 16 cm (8 x 6¼ in)

Ivan Vasilev - The Conflagration
Ivan Vasilev (Russian, Nineteenth Century) The Conflagration

signed in Cyrillic (lower left) and dated ‘September 1836’ (lower right)
watercolour on paper
20 x 33 cm (7⅞ x 13 in)

Ivan Alekseevich Vladimirov  - A Russian Cavalry Officer (recto) and Other Sketches of Various Characters (verso)
Ivan Alekseevich Vladimirov (Vilno 1869 - St Petersburg 1942) A Russian Cavalry Officer (recto) and Other Sketches of Various Characters (verso)

signed in Cyrillic (lower right)
pen and ink on paper
28.5 x 38.8 cm (11¼ x 15¼ in)

Maksimilian Aleksandrovich Voloshin  - Koktebel
Maksimilian Aleksandrovich Voloshin (Kiev 1877 - Koktebel 1932) Koktebel

signed with monogram and dated '1928' (lower left)
with a dedication in Cyrillic: 'Dear Boris Ivanovich in memory of Koktebel/
according to some maps here used to be a town and port/ Maximilian Voloshin' (lower left)
pen and watercolour on paper laid on cardboard
26.2 x 34 cm (10¼ x 13¼ in)

Maksimilian Aleksandrovich Voloshin  - Koktebel at Dusk
Maksimilian Aleksandrovich Voloshin (Kiev 1877 - Koktebel 1932) Koktebel at Dusk

with an indistinct dedication in Russian; signed in Cyrillic, inscribed and dated 'Koktebel'/1918' (lower right)
pencil, watercolour and ink on paper
26 x 34.7 cm (10¼ x 13½ in)

Sokrat Maksimovich  Vorobiev - View of the Entrance to the Andronikov Monastery, Moscow
Sokrat Maksimovich Vorobiev (St. Petersburg 1817 - Turmont Kovno Province, Lithuania 1888) View of the Entrance to the Andronikov Monastery, Moscow

watercolour and pencil on paper
37.2 x 54 cm (14⅝ x 21¼ in)


Aleksandr Evgen'evich Yakovlev  - A Desert Fort
Aleksandr Evgen'evich Yakovlev (St. Petersburg 1887 - Paris 1938) A Desert Fort

signed in Cyrillic (lower right)
red chalk on paper
46.3 x 61.6 cm (18¼ x 24¼ in)

Sokrat Maksimovich  Vorobiev - View of a Russian Provincial City
Sokrat Maksimovich Vorobiev (St. Petersburg 1817 - Turmont Kovno Province, Lithuania 1888) View of a Russian Provincial City

pencil and watercolour on paper
40.6 x 57.8 cm (16 x 22¾ in)

Joseph Andreas  Weiss - The Church of the Dormition of the Theotokos
Joseph Andreas Weiss(Freising 1814 - Munich 1887) The Church of the Dormition of the Theotokos

signed, inscribed and dated ‘Jos Andreas/Weiss St Petersburg/1845’ (on the reverse)
watercolour on paper
29.2 x 40 cm (11½ x 15¾ in)

Aleksandr Evgen'evich Yakovlev  - Portrait of a Kirghiz
Aleksandr Evgen'evich Yakovlev (St. Petersburg 1887 - Paris 1938) Portrait of a Kirghiz

inscribed, signed and dated 'Merghen/ Kirghiz/ Reyik Karane/ A Iacovlev/ 4 Sept. 1931' (lower right)
pastel and chalk on paper
52 x 36.5 cm (20½ x 14¼ in)

School Russian - Novodevichy Convent in Spring
Russian School, Nineteenth Century Novodevichy Convent in Spring

signed in Cyrillic and dated '92' (lower right)
pen, ink and watercolour
17.7 x 24.2 cm (7 x 9½ in)

School Russian - Two Views of the Kremlin
Russian School, Nineteenth Century Two Views of the Kremlin

pencil and sepia wash
each 15.2 x 10.7 cm (6 x 4¼ in) (2)

School Russian - The Garden Party
Russian School, Nineteenth Century The Garden Party

with partially effaced inscription in Cyrillic (on the reverse)
watercolour on paper
19.5 x 24 cm (7¾ x 9½ in)

School Russian - A Singing Peasant
Russian School, Nineteenth Century A Singing Peasant

signed with Cyrillic initials, inscribed and dated ‘A.S?.1856./Roma’ (lower left);
further inscribed in Russian ‘Ah you and me./Ah me and you’ (upper left), the same phrase paraphrased in excised letters (lower right)
pencil and brown wash on paper
29.5 x 22.5 cm (11⅝ x 8⅞ in)

Konstantin Semeonovich  Visotsky  - A Crowded Market Scene, Viļāni, Latvia
Konstantin Semeonovich Visotsky (Moscow 1864 - Riga 1938) A Crowded Market Scene, Viļāni, Latvia

signed and inscribed 'K.Vissotsky Vilani' (lower left)
watercolour and gouache on paper
23 x 28.5 cm (9 x 11 1/4 in)

Stepan Feodorovich Kolesnikov - In the Fields
Stepan Feodorovich Kolesnikov (Adrianopol 1879 - Belgrade 1955) In the Fields

signed in Cyrillic and dated ‘S. Kolesnikov 1919/I/10’ (lower left)
gouache on board
14.2 x 27.9 cm (5⅝ x 11 in)

Georg Emmanuel Opitz - Tending to the Horses
Georg Emmanuel Opitz (Prague 1775 - Leipzig 1841) Tending to the Horses

indistinctly signed and inscribed 'Opitz....' (lower centre, on the crate)
watercolour over pencil on paper
24 x 28.5 cm (9½ x 11¼ in)

Viktor Mikhailovich Vasnetsov  - Une Parisienne
Viktor Mikhailovich Vasnetsov (Lop’jal near Vyatka 1848 - Moscow 1926) Une Parisienne

signed in Cyrillic and dated 1875 (lower left) and inscribed and dated ‘Paris/75’ (lower right)
pencil on paper
30.5 x 22.8 cm (12 x 9 in)

School Russian - La Bourse, St. Petersburg
Russian School, Nineteenth Century La Bourse, St. Petersburg

signed with initials, inscribed and dated 'La Bourse. Petersburg/W.M.[?] June 3rd 1823' (lower left)
pencil and watercolour
19.1 x 29.3 cm (7½ x 11½ in)

School Russian - The Assassination of Alexander II
Russian School, Nineteenth Century The Assassination of Alexander II

gouache on paper
101.5 x 135 cm (40 x 53⅛ in)

School Russian - Kolomenskoye
Russian School, Nineteenth Century Kolomenskoye

sepia wash on paper
10.5 x 16.5 cm (4⅛ x 6½ in)