Russian School, Nineteenth Century

A Courier on a Journey to Astrakan & A Russian Soldier Riding in a Droschke

one inscribed and dated ‘...courier on a Journey from Petersburg/ to Astrakan June 4th 1823’ and further inscribed (lower left);
the other inscribed ‘a Droshke’ (lower centre) and dated ‘St. Petersburg July 5th 1823’ (lower right)
watercolour and ink on paper
each 17 x 23.6 cm (6⅝ x 9¼ in) (2)

Provenance: The Estate of Peter Lerwill.