Russian Winter. 1972

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Tverdokhvalov Alexander Mikhailovich. 1906-1977. Krasdodar territory

Born and lived in Slavyansk on the Kuban, worked as an engineer. When retired, tried himself in painting, although had no previous experience in drawing. Started with copying the reproductions of great masters then turned to the landscapes on plain-air, and finally - to the imaginary works; an example of such a work is presented here "Russian Winter".

Russian Winter. 1972

Oil on canvas. 79 145

Authors inscription, bottom right: . 1972 . .

Inv. -8700/175

The painting became well-known after it was reproduced and printed out as a Christmas card.