An original Russian photograph by Abram Ilyich Yasvoin (Ð?бÑ€аÐ¼ Ð˜лÑŒиÑ‡ Ð¯сÐ²оÐ¸н), Purveyor and Photographer to the Court of Grand Duke Nikolai Nikolaevich the Elder and Grand Duchess Alexandra Petrovna, depicting a formation of officers in uniform, standing before a crenellated tower in summertime; the lower right corner embossed with Cyrillic signature 'A. Yasvoin,' one of the firm's trademarks. Dimensions (viewable area): 7 1/2 x 9 1/2 in. (19 x 24 cm); as framed: 14 1/4 x 17 1/4 in. (36.2 x 43.9 cm). After Abram Ilyich's death, several of his children continued the family business, apparently under his name. The photographer A. Yasvoin is one of the fashionable photographers selected to take images for the famous 1903 Costume Ball at the Winter Palace. Copies of his original albums are held in the Russian State Archives.Domestic: Flat-rate of $50.00 Fed Ex 3 Day Saver to anywhere within the Contiguous U.S.International: Foreign shipping rates are determined by destination.Location: This item ships from Washington.
This Jasper52 auction is curated in partnership with John Atzbach, a leading authority in the field of Russian works of art made in and representing the tastes of the late Imperial era (late 17th century to the 1917 Revolution).
He was introduced to the subject at the age of 9, when a neighbor, recognizing his interest, allowed him to examine her collection of Russian enamels. He was immediately intrigued and spent the next several years learning all that he could about Russian silver and enamels, honing his knowledge before he began collecting them himself, fulfilling a childhood dream.
With a lifetime of knowledge in Russian decorative arts, John Atzbach is regularly consulted by collectors, dealers, appraisers, and auction house representatives from around the world. He has been directly involved in the formation of some of the world's finest collections of Russian enamels, Russian porcelains, and Faberge. He greatly enjoys his work and feels very fortunate that his childhood interest could evolve into a lifelong passion that continues to engage him every day.
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