10-05-2013 10-05-2013
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2676B Boston
October 5, 2013 10:00AMCalender
771

Four Imperial Russian Prints

 
Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2676B Location: Boston Date / Time: October 05, 2013 10:00AM

Description:

Four Imperial Russian Prints, 19th and 20th century, a framed engraved book illustration depicting the Marble Palace, St. Petersburg, sheet size 7 7/8 x 10; an unframed 1917 lithograph map of Petrograd, captioned in Cyrillic; a framed engraving of Napoleon's 1812 burning of Moscow, "D.C. Johnston ext.," sight size 7 1/4 x 13; and a framed lithograph depicting Tsar Nicholas II and Empress Alexandra's reception by the Academie Francaise during an 1896 visit, sight size 18 x 12 1/4 in.
Estimate $200-400

Book illustration loose from mat, toned, and stained. Map with tears to edges, worn creases, toning, and staining. The burning of Moscow engraving with four evenly spaced vertical creases, plate edge not visible, foxing. Academie Francaise lithograph with horizontal crease, toning. Not examined out of frames.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Moscow, Marble Palace, St. Petersburg, Alexandra, Empress, Napoleon, Nicholas II, Tsar