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Lot 284
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Stepan Fedorovich Kolesnikov

Estimate
10,000 - 15,000 GBP
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Description

  • Stepan Fedorovich Kolesnikov
  • Kirghiz Travellers
  • signed in Latin l.r.
  • oil on canvas laid on board
  • 55.2 by 68cm, 21 3/4 by 26 3/4 in.

Provenance

Private collection, Yugoslavia
Acquired in Greece in the 1960s by the previous owner

Condition

The canvas has been laid on board. The paint surface is slightly dirty. There is a tacking hole to the lower right corner. There are spots of paint loss to the upper inner edge, possibly from frame abrasion.UV light reveals a line and small areas of retouching to the upper middle and left edge, a further small area to the middle right edge and in places elsewhere. There is a layer of opaque fluorescing varnish. Held in a wooden gold painted frame. Unexamined out of frame.
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