Russian Art

Tropinin, V. A. Alexandre Alexandrovich Sapozhnikov, Portrait. 1852

Portrait of Alexandre Alexandrovich Sapozhnikov (1827-1887) Alexandre Alexandrovich Sapozhnikov was a wealthy merchant from Astrakhan who sat for Vasily Tropinin in 1852. In its polished presentation of a successful middle class businessman, this fine portrait of Sapozhnikov shares much with Biedermeier and Victorian painting of the mid-nineteenth century. (00369)
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