5 June 2013
Mountainous Landscape in Dagestan, signed and dated 1867.
Oil on canvas, 98 by 74 cm.
Aleksandr Nischenkov was a landscape artist who was active from 1864 and is known principally for his views of the Caucasus. He was awarded both the major and minor medals by the Imperial Academy of Arts, and in 1867 received the title Honourary Free Member of the Academy for his painting View of the Settlement Khodzhal-Makhi (in Southern Dagestan).
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