The world’s premier auctions
 
 
WELCOME TO INVALUABLE
Be the first to know about
the latest online auctions.
Please enter a valid email address (name@host.com)
Sign Up »
PS: We value your privacy
Thank you!
 
 
Want to learn more
about online auctions?
Take a Quick Tour »
WE'VE CHANGED OUR NAME
is now
 
To celebrate, we’ve enhanced our site with
larger images and browsing by category to help
you easily find what you’re passionate about.
Remember to update your bookmarks.
Get Started »
 
Invaluable cannot guarantee the accuracy of translations through Google Translate and disclaims any responsibility for inaccurate translations.
Show translation options

Lot 43: ALEXEI ALEXEIVICH HARLAMOFF

Russian Art

by Sotheby's

April 23, 2004

New York, NY, USA

Alexej Harlamoff (1842-1922) Please Register/Login to access your Invaluable Alerts

Sold
Looking for the realized and estimated price?

Description: signed and dated Harlamoff/1888 (lower left)

oil on canvas

RUSSIAN, 1842-1915
SISTERS

Notes: Harlamoff was born in Saratov, Russia. He studied at the Academy of Fine Arts in St. Petersburg, and won a gold medal and travel scholarship in 1868 for his painting entitled The Return of the Prodigal Son. The stipend enabled him to study in Paris at the École des Beaux Arts under the great portrait painter and teacher Léon Bonnat. Harlamoff's work was exhibited in the Russian section of the Décennale Exhibition, part of the Paris 1900 Exposition Universalle.

A renowned official portraitist, Harlamoff's sitters included Ivan Turgenev, Tsar Alexander II, and Prince Demidoff. Harlamoff is best remembered today for his informal portraits of young peasant girls, chosen for their beauty and innocence.

Provenance: Richard Green
Private Collection (acquired from above)

Dimensions: 34 by 27 5/8 in.

86.4 by 70.2 cm

Bid Now on Items for Sale

(view more)
View more items for sale »