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    Leo Tolstoy Photograph Signed "Leon Tolstoy." Sepia-toned photograph, 4.25" x 6", August 15, 1897. Mounted to a larger card measuring 6.25" x 9" (sight). Signed and inscribed by Tolstoy beneath the photograph in French, a rare signature as he generally signed "Leo" rather than "Leon." The Russian author is seen, dressed in a suit and sitting on a bench in a tree grove. Mounted and framed to the overall size of 12" x 15".

    Leo Tolstoy (1828 - 1910) is best remembered for authoring the novels War and Peace and Anna Karenina. His legacy also extends into the realms of philosophy and pacifism, with the young Gandhi being greatly influenced by the Russian thinker.

    Condition: Toning and spotting throughout, with minor fading in places. Bold signature.


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    Auction Dates
    October, 2019
    26th Saturday
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