DMITRY MARTEN (1860-1918) Vologda in Winter. 1917

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signed in Cyrillic and dated ‘Dmitry Marten 1917 Vologda’ (lower left) tempera on paper laid on board 61.5 x 80 cm 1917 Provenance : The Antonín Hrabe Collection, Moscow and Slany Sotheby’s London, Russian Pictures, 27.11.2018, lot 46 Private collection, Europe Аntonin Hrabe, a Czech entrepreneur, lived in Russia at the end of the 19th century and owned an art materials shop and factory in Moscow and a commercial art gallery. He became acquainted with many artists, such as Vasily Polenov, Isaak Levitan and Dmitry Marten, whose works he acquired. Following the October Revolution of 1917, Hrabe and his wife left Moscow for their hometown of Slany, taking most of their collection with them. Paintings from their collection were exhibited at the Topicuv Salon in 1920. Exhibited: Prague, Topcuv salon, Vystava originalu ruskych umelcu (Moskva), October 1920, no.72 Literature: Exhibition catalogue Vystava originalu ruskych umelcu (Moskva), Prague, 1920, no.72 listed V.Fiala, Russkaya zhivopis' v sobraniyakh Chekoslovakii, Leningrad: Khudozhnik RSFSR, 1974, p.100 no.236 listed