8 June 2016
Hill Covered with Flowers, signed by A. Tkachev, also further signed by S. Tkachev, inscribed in Cyrillic "Etyud k kartine "Na drevnem Vshchizhe" and dated 1984 on the reverse.
Oil on cardboard, 35 by 49.5 cm.
The present lot is a study for the A. and S. Tkachev painting In the Ancient Vshchizh, presently in the collection of the Tkachev Brothers Museum, Bryansk.
Provenance: Acquired directly from the artists by Stefano Pirra in Moscow, c. 1995–2000.
Galleria Pirra, Turin (label on the backing board).
Literature: Aleksej e Sergej Tkacev, Turin, Galleria Pirra, 2002, p. 87, No. T/226, illustrated.
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