9 June 2009
Sergei Kolesnikov (1889-1952)
Les Sartes. Turkestan
signed 'S. Kolesnikoff' (lower right); with inscription as title and no. 38 (on a label attached to the reverse)
oil on canvas laid down on board
20½ x 28 in. (52 x 71 cm.)
Private collection, Belgium.
Acquired by the present owner circa 1980s.
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For a comparative work, see 'Tea-drinking on the journey' (Chaepitie v puti) illustrated in T. A. Podstanitskaia's Stepan Kolesnikov (Moscow, 2003), p. 71.
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