Konstantin Alexeievich Korovin (1861-1939)
The Port at Yalta signed, inscribed with title and dated 1909, oil on canvas laid down on board
45 by 71cm.
Bought by Mr. Erik Edenberg in Moscow between 1907 and 1910
This painting shows the influence of Serov, a great friend, with whom Korovin had travelled to the north of Russia in 1894. For a discussion of this voyage, and the mutual influence of the two painters upon one another, see I. Grabar, Valentin Serov, Moscow 1915, pp.122-126.