Mikhail Vrubel - Portrait of Vova Mamontov reading

Mikhail Vrubel
(1856 - 1910)

‘Portrait of Vova Mamontov reading’ (1890’s)

Pencil on paper, 15 x 8 cm
Titled Vova is reading a book and sees… top; and Vova (Cyrillic) lower right

The Family of the Artist, Moscow
A.B. Yumashev
N.A. Sokolov (the Kukriniksy, Moscow)
Thence by descent
James Butterwick, Moscow

1956 Moscow MOSKh, ‘Mikhail Vrubel’ Catalogue No. 38.
1956 Moscow Tretyakov Gallery, ‘Mikhail Vrubel’ Catalogue No. 129
1957 Leningrad, Russian Museum, ‘Mikhail Vrubel’ Catalogue 129
1996 Museum of Omsk, ‘Mikhail Vrubel’
1996 Moscow, Museum of Private collectors, ‘Mikhail Vrubel’’
1998 Moscow, Tretyakov Gallery, ‘Mikhail Vrubel’.
Sotheby’s Moscow, ‘Russian Line’, March 2012.
Butterwick Gallery, London, ‘Acquisitions and Loans’, May-July 2012.

1956 Moscow MOSKh, ‘Mikhail Vrubel’ Catalogue No. 38 plate 10.
1991 Moscow Sovietsky Khudozhnik, P.K. Suzdalyev, ‘Mikhail Vrubel’ Page 77, Cat No. 9
1996 Museum of Omsk, ‘Mikhail Vrubel’,
Cat No. 2
1996 Moscow Museum of Private collectors, ‘Mikhail Vrubel’, Cat No. 2
1998 Moscow Tretyakov Gallery, ‘Mikhail Vrubel’, Cat. No 128
2004 Moscow ‘Russian Art. A personal choice’, KitArt publishers.

Expertise of Elena Zhukova, Moscow