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Amateur painter of the mid.XIX century
Sledging Hills near the Petersburg Highway. 1848
Oil on canvas. 50 х 68
Inscription on the reverse side of the canvas: Скачка К.Черкасова писана К.А.А.Голицынымъ. 1848. Москва.
Bequeathed by А.P.Bakhrushin in 1905, Moscow
Since 1830-ies winter festivals, so much beloved by the moscovites, took place in the boulevards and lanes near Petersburg highway, not far from the famous Petrovsky palace, built by the architect M.F.Kazakov in 1775-1782.