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Storm in Spring (Southern Russia)

* 4. CHIMONA, NIKOLAI (1864–1929)

Storm in Spring (Southern Russia), signed twice and dated 1904.

Oil on canvas, 167.5 by 245.5 cm.
POA

Authenticity of the work has been confirmed by the expert V. Petrov.

Exhibited: Louisiana Purchase Exposition, St Louis, 1904, No. 203 (partial exhibition label on the stretcher).

Literature: Exhibition catalogue, Official Catalogue of Exhibitiors: Universal Exposition, St Louis, USA, 1904, Division of Exhibitis. Department B: Art, St Louis, The Official Catalogue Company Inc., 1904, p. 284, No. 203, listed.
World's Fair, Saint Louis, USA, 1904, Louisiana Purchase Exposition: Russia. Fine Arts, Louisian Purchase Exposition, 1904, p. 23, No. 215, listed.
"Russian Arts and Crafts. Exhibition of Objects of Industrial Art as an Entering Wedge", New York Times, 15 September 1905, p. 9, mentioned in the text.

The present lot as listed in the 1904 Louisiana Purchase Exposition catalogue.
The present lot as listed in the 1904 Russia. Fine Arts exhibition catalogue.
The present lot as listed in the 1905 article.

Storm in Spring (Southern Russia)
Storm in Spring (Southern Russia)
Storm in Spring (Southern Russia)

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