MacDougall Auctions 30 May 2006

30 May 2006

Artist Index / Full Catalogue

Simonovsky Monastery

9. PASTERNAK, LEONID 1862-1945

Simonovsky Monastery signed and dated 1914.

Oil on board, 55 by 45 cm.
25,000-40,000 Pounds

Certificate of authenticity from Vladimir Petrov.

The Simonovsky monastery was partially destroyed in the 1930s and the House of Culture ZIL was erected where it had stood. Fortunately, the Dulo Tower, depicted in the painting, has survived.

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