Lenin as a likely lad in O'Driscoll's sale

State Portrait of Vladimir Lenin as a Boy, 20th century Russian School, is due to go under the hammer in Morgan O'Driscoll's online sale of Russian art, closing tomorrow.

20th October, 2013

Who would have guessed that a golden-haired little boy would grow up to change the world order? There are clues, perhaps, in the direct gaze of the intelligent eyes, and the determined set of the little mouth.

State Portrait of Vladimir Lenin as a Boy, 20th century Russian School, is due to go under the hammer in Morgan O'Driscoll's online sale of Russian art, bidding closing tomorrow. Measuring 81 x 61 centimetres, it has an...

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