Ilya Efimovich Repin or His Circle (Russian, 1844-1930)
Portrait of Vladimir Stasov
Inscribed "Stasov" l.l., a label inscribed in Cyrillic affixed to the stretcher.
Oil on canvas, 27 x 20 1/2 in. (68.6 x 52.1 cm), framed.
Condition: Surface grime.
N.B. Stasov, born into a prominent Russian family, was a music and art critic whose aesthetics of realist and national expression in the arts served as a model for ocialist realism. The original version of this work hangs in the Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow.