A unique sketch of Grand Duchess Olga Nikolaevna’s bookplate (ex libris) by Russian artist Mstislav Dobuzhinsky, circa 1910.
Pencil, blue ink, silver paint on paper
7.3 x 10 cm (2 7/8 x 3 15/16 in.)
Signed in the lower right corner with initials “MD”.
Grand Duchess Olga (1895-1918) – the oldest daughter of the last Tsar of Russia Nicholas II.
Mstislav Dobuzhinsky (1875 – 1957) – a prominent painter of the artistic circle Мир Искусства (World of Art) of the first decade of the 20th century