22 September 2009
Mihail Chemiakin (b. 1943)
Carnival at St. Petersburg
signed and dated 'M. Chemiakine. 1984.' (lower left); signed and dated again and titled in Russian 'M. Chemiakine. 1984.' (on the reverse)
oil on canvas
42¼ x 42 1/8 in. (107.3 x 107 cm.)
Painted in 1984
Franklin Bowles Galleries, San Francisco (acquired from the artist).
Acquired from the above by the present owner, circa 1985.
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