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Vladimir Nikolaevich Aralov

The Dormition Cathedral at Sergiev Posad

Vladimir Nikolaevich Aralov

Vladimir Nikolaevich Aralov

The Dormition Cathedral at Sergiev Posad

The Dormition Cathedral at Sergiev Posad

Vladimir Nikolaevich Aralov

1893 - 1972

The Dormition Cathedral at Sergiev Posad


signed in Cyrillic l.l.; further signed, titled and dated 64 on the reverse

oil on canvas

Canvas: 77 by 91cm, 30¼ by 35¾in.

Framed: 86 by 99.5cm, 33¾ by 39¼in.

Original canvas which is buckling in the corners. Further minor buckling is visible in the upper left. There are faint stretcher bar marks visible along the top edge. Several small areas of paint flaking with associated losses can be seen in the sky in the upper left. There is a scratch running across the blue dome at the centre and there are a few minor scattered cracks in places. Frame abrasions are visible along the edges. The surface is covered in a light layer of dirt. Inspection under UV light reveals no obvious signs of retouching. Framed.



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