Lot 7
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Petr Petrovich Vereshchagin

Estimate
30,000 - 50,000 GBP
Sold
81,250 GBP
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Description

  • Petr Petrovich Vereshchagin
  • Ust'-Koiva
  • signed in Cyrillic l.l. and inscribed Ust'-Koiva l.r.
  • oil on canvas
  • 46.5cm by 64.5cm, 18 1/4 by 25 1/2 in.
  • Executed circa 1876

Provenance

Private collection, Finland, from the early 20th century
Acquired from the above by the present owner

Catalogue Note

Ust'-Koiva is a village by the banks of the River Chusovaya in the Urals and the site of important iron mines. In 1876 Vereshchagin received a commission from the Gornozavodskaya Railway Association to paint views along the Chusovaya, which as well as being an important trade route was also the planned location of the new Urals railway line connecting Perm with Ekaterinburg.
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