30 November 2016
Rooks. View from Shemyakina Hill in Galich, signed and dated 1965, also further signed, inscribed in Cyrillic "Galich", titled and dated on the reverse.
Oil on cardboard, 55.5 by 74 cm.
Provenance: Acquired directly from the artist’s daughter by the present owner in Moscow, c. 1999.
Important private collection, USA.
Authenticity of the work has been confirmed by V. Swanson, art historian and author of Soviet Impressionist Painting, Woodbridge, Antique Collectors’ Club, 2008.
Exhibited: Soviet Art in Conflict. The Artist as an Agent of Social Change, Springville Museum of Art, Springville, USA, 12 September 2007–1 February 2008.
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