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Mikhail Arkadievich Suzdaltsev

The Volga

Estimate:

8,000 - 12,000 GBP

Mikhail Arkadievich Suzdaltsev

Mikhail Arkadievich Suzdaltsev

The Volga

The Volga

Estimate:

8,000 - 12,000 GBP

Lot sold:

10,080

GBP

Mikhail Arkadievich Suzdaltsev

1917 - 1998

The Volga


signed and titled in Cyrillic on the reverse

oil on canvas

Canvas: 80.5 by 121.5cm, 31¾ by 47¾in.

Framed: 102 by 143cm, 40¼ by 56¼in.

The canvas has been strip-lined. There is craquelure throughout, with a few associated flecks of paint loss, most noticeably around the horizon by the right edge. Retouching to the sky above the barge is visible to the naked eye. There is a layer of surface dirt with spots of dirt in places. Inspection under UV light reveals the aforementioned area of retouching as well as some minor retouching elsewhere, mostly along the edges. Framed.


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