Lot 335: -. Timm (Vasily Fedorovich, - artist ).- Russkíy Khudozhestvenny Listok [Russian Art Gazette]
October 27, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: artist ).- Russkíy Khudozhestvenny Listok [Russian Art Gazette], 34 tinted lithographed plates (?of 36), with accompanying printed broadsheets, some minor spotting, bound together in original morocco-backed blind-tooled cloth, some wear and marking, oblong folio , [ January - December 1855]. A compilation of Timm's weekly issues for the year 1855 from his Russian Art Gazette , chronicling significant events in Russian life between 1851 & 1862. The present volume includes articles and illustrations on the Siege of Sebastopol and the death of Emperor Nicholas I, and the lithographs include military and naval scenes, portraits of notable military figures such as General Stepan Khrulev and Admiral Pavel Stepanovich Nakhimov, as well as the funeral procession and deathbed of Nicholas I.