1 December 2010
Death of Nessie
Oil on canvas, 138.5 by 290 cm.
Provenance: Purchased directly from the artist by Eduard Nakhamkin in Moscow, c. 1989.
Acquired from the above by the present owner.
Private collection, Canada.
Exhibited: Russische Künstler und Ihre Werke, Edwin Scharff Museum, Neu-Ulm, Germany, 1991.
Leonid Purygin: One-Man Exhibition, Eduard Nakhamkin Fine Arts, New York, May – June 1989.
Literature: Exhibition catalogue, Russische Künstler und Ihre Werke, Edwin Scharff Museum, Neu-Ulm, Germany, 1991, p. 19, plate 6.2, illustrated.
Leonid Purygin: One-Man Exhibition, Eduard Nakhamkin Fine Arts, New York, May – June 1989, plate 13, illustrated.
Harper’s Magazine, August 1989, page 31, illustrated.
Related Literature: For similar works, see Leonid Purygin, Titul Publishers, Moscow, 1992, pp. 99–100, No. 56.
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