YURI PETROVICH KUGACH (Russian, b. 1917)
    Summer by the Lake
    Oil on artist board
    21-1/2 x 14-1/2 inches (54.6 x 36.8 cm)
    Signed lower right in Cyrillic

    Christie's Interiors, London (label verso).

    Yuri Petrovich Kugach (b.1917) is one of the most highly influential Russian Realists of the second half of the twentieth century. His well known works include: "On Saturday", 1964 (Tver Picture Gallery); "Before the Dances", 1961 (Tretyakov Gallery), and "In the Family (First Steps)" 1969 (Nizhny Novgorod Art Museum). He is well known for his thematic works and landscapes of the Tver Region in the area of the Academic Dacha, where he maintains a studio to this day. He is the patriarch of the famous Kugach family of artists that include his son Mikhail Kugach, Grandchildren Katya and Ivan, and deceased wife Olga Svetlichnaya

    Estimate: $8,000 - $10,000.

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    Two minor paint chips in upper left corner, minor paint loss in upper right corner, otherwise very good condition.

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    November, 2008
    14th Friday
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