8 June 2010
Konstantin Korovin (1861-1939)
Woman playing the guitar
signed in Cyrillic and dated 'Konst Korovin 1917' (lower left)
oil on canvas
34½ x 25½ in. (88 x 65 cm.)
Acquired from the artist by a Swiss collector in Paris.
Inherited by the father of the present owner in 1978.
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