Malyi Theatre, Leningrad, signed, titled in Cyrillic and dated 1953 on the reverse.
Oil on canvas, 61.5 by 92 cm.
Provenance: Acquired directly from the artist’s family by Cees Hogendoorn, a prominent collector of Soviet art, in Moscow, early 1990s.
Acquired from the above by the present owner in Moscow, December 1993.
Private collection, the Netherlands.
Literature: Vladimir Fedorovich Stozharov, 1926–1973, Zhivopis, Risunok, Moscow, Sovetskii khudozhnik, 1977, p. 64, listed.