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Artwork information

Category

Painting

Technique

Oil on cardboard

Date

1983

Dimensions

50 cm x 39 cm

Signature

Signed lower right

Proof(s) of authenticity

Expertise carried out by Marc Ottavi (n°150753)

State of conservation

Very good

Framing

Yes

Location

Paris, France

Description

This painting represents a manifestation in St. Petersburg, the colours are saturated and the rendering of the work is dazzling. The church depicted is presumably located on the Starirusskaya Ulitsa in St. Petersburg, it is called "Tserkov' Shestakovskoy Ikony Bozhiyey" which could be translated as "The Church of the Shestokovskaya Icon of the Mother of God", the latter is held by the Georgian Orthodox branch of the city.

Provenance

French private collection

Bibliography

Philocale SVV, 11/04/2015, Domaine de la Fontaine, Olivet, France. Modern and Contemporary Art - Orientalism - Jewellery - Furniture - Works of Art and Decoration / N° lot 71 reproduced on page 22 of the catalogue


RussiaBorn in : 1926

Engels Koslov (1926-2007) was a Russian painter, one of the great representatives of the St. Petersburg-Leningrad school. The artist trained at the Yaroslav Art College, he started exhibiting from 1956.

In 1978 Engels Kozlov received the honorary title of Honorary Artist of the RSFSR, he also received the title of People's Artist of the Komi Republic in 1982. In 1987, he was elected the best people's artist of the Russian Federation.

Engels Kozlov died on 20 November 2007 in St. Petersburg at the age of eighty-one. His paintings can be found in the Russian National Museum, art museums and private collections in Russia, Japan, USA, Germany, England and France.

This artist has painted portraits, genre scenes, landscapes and still lifes. His painting is based on the contrasts between light and shadow. The colour is saturated, with a predominance of blue-green and yellow-brown tones.

Engels Kozlov's solo exhibitions have been held in Leningrad (1976), Moscow (1987), Siktivkar (2006).

Engels Koslov

RussiaBorn in : 1926
Painter

Engels Koslov (1926-2007) was a Russian painter, one of the great representatives of the St. Petersburg-Leningrad school. The artist trained at the Yaroslav Art College, he started exhibiting from 1956.

In 1978 Engels Kozlov received the honorary title of Honorary Artist of the RSFSR, he also received the title of People's Artist of the Komi Republic in 1982. In 1987, he was elected the best people's artist of the Russian Federation.

Engels Kozlov died on 20 November 2007 in St. Petersburg at the age of eighty-one. His paintings can be found in the Russian National Museum, art museums and private collections in Russia, Japan, USA, Germany, England and France.

This artist has painted portraits, genre scenes, landscapes and still lifes. His painting is based on the contrasts between light and shadow. The colour is saturated, with a predominance of blue-green and yellow-brown tones.

Engels Kozlov's solo exhibitions have been held in Leningrad (1976), Moscow (1987), Siktivkar (2006).