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Henry Meyer (British, 1782-1847), After Roman Maximovitch Wolkoff (Russian, b. 1773) Alexander the First, Emperor of all the Russians,

Auction:
2645B
Lot:
373
Sold for:
$840$700

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2645B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
April 06, 2013 10:00AM

Description:

Henry Meyer (British, 1782-1847), After Roman Maximovitch Wolkoff (Russian, b. 1773)

Alexander the First, Emperor of all the Russians
, published by Colnaghi & Co., Cockspur Street, London, c. 1814, the engraving depicting the tsar in half-length, dressed in military uniform, with his hand resting on a book, framed, approx. plate size 17 1/2 x 13 1/4, frame 35 x 29 in.

Provenance: Purchased from Grosvenor Prints, London. A copy of the Grosvenor receipt, which accompanies the lot, claims the engraving belonged to the estate of the 4th Baron de Saurmarez (1843-1937), who inherited it through marriage from Sir William Fowle Middleton.
Estimate $700-900

Not examined out of frame. Some visible creasing.


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Keywords

Roman Maximovitch Wolkoff, Henry Meyer, Emperor, London, Colnaghi & Co., tsar, William Fowle Middleton

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