5 | After Il'ia Efimovich Repin, Barge Haulers, c. early 20th C.

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  • Details

    Details

    • Pencil and oil on canvas
    • Copy after Il'ia Efimovich Repin (1844-1930) – Russian painter
    • Dimensions: c. 79 x 275 cm
    • Provenance: Private collection, Finland
    • Expert estimate: € 2,000
    • This object is sold through the European office
  • Additional Information & Condition

    Additional Information & Condition

    The present painting is a copy after a fragment of the painting 'Barge Haulers' (c. 1870 until 1873) in the Collection of the State Russian Museum in St. Petersburg, which is a study for the famous painting 'Barge Haulers on the Volga' by Il'ja Repin. Several authentic studies for the famous painting are known and are located in St. Petersburg and in the Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow.

    Condition:
    The painting is discolored and shows marks, foxing marks, creases and spots with color abrasion. Traces of the coiled storage can be seen as vertical creases.

    Il'ia Efimovich Repin (1844-1930)
    The Russian painter Il'ia Efimovich Repin worked at the beginning of his career as an icon painter before he studied at the Academy of Arts in St. Petersburg in the 1860s. After graduating successfully Repin received a travel scholarship which allowed him to travel and study abroad for several years. In this time the painter visited Vienna, Rome and Paris before he returned to Russia. Later Repin became professor for history painting at the academy in St. Petersburg. He belonged to the artists' group Peredwischniki (Eng. wanderer) and is regarded as one of the protagonists of realism. Repin painted historic subjects, contemporary motifs and figure paintings. Thus he made a lot of portraits of important contemporaries (e.g. Leo Tolstoi) and dedicated himself to social themes such as with the painting "Barge Haulers on the Volga" which is one of his most famous works. Most of his works are in the collection of the Russian Museum in St. Petersburg and in the Tretyakov Gallery in Moscow. (msc)

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