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Paintings from Saint Petersburg

Paintings from Saint Petersburg

As part of the activities celebrating the Melbourne/St. Petersburg sister city celebrations we have assembled a collection of paintings from that city in collaboration with London-based art dealer, John Barkes.  For over 25 years he has been travelling to Russia to survey and buy works of art  “kept under the bed” by artists who were not eager to sell while the system was inimical to a free market in art.


John released many paintings kept by the artists through the years when the soviet gallery system did not afford many opportunities to exhibit their highly credentialled work to an open market.


Through John’s selective buying, my gallery has shown paintings from St. Petersburg in 12 exhibitions at our Carlton and former Hampton galleries.  The sister cities program is a natural stimulus to release another cache of the best works still available.


Village Madonna  1977

Igor Fadin
Village Madonna 1977

Oil on canvas
98 x 74 cm

$3,600

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Self Portrait c1978

Natalya Ziva
Self Portrait c1978

Oil on canvas
108 x 71.5 cm


$8,500

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Interior  1985

Nataliya Klaus
Interior 1985

Oil on canvas on panel
53 x 54 cm

$2,800

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Summer at the Dacha  1981

Elena Tabakova
Summer at the Dacha 1981

47 x 32 cm
Signed and dated

$2,800

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Baboushka 1960

Vladimir Burov
Baboushka 1960

Oil on canvas
60 x 50.6 cm

$4,500

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Going to Work  1963

Antonia Dolinina
Going to Work 1963

Oil on board
21.5 x 46 cm

$1,650

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Church by the Lake

Irina Kovaleva
Church by the Lake

Oil on canvas
50 x 70 cm (Approx)

$3,200

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Reading The Gazette  1991

Nikita Tsytsin
Reading The Gazette 1991

Oil on card
48.5 x 39.2 cm


 $1,400

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Pioneers Day 1970

Valeri Vyshivalov
Pioneers Day 1970

Oil on canvas
40 x 40 cm


$1,650

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Village Girls 1977

Valeri Vyshivalov
Village Girls 1977

Oil on canvas
50 x 60 cm


$2,800

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Street   1952

Dmitri Oboznenko
Street 1952

Oil on board
25 x 31.3 cm

$1,650

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School Camp 1957

Semeon Abramov
School Camp 1957

Oil on card
17 x 19.5 cm

$850

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Musicians 1961

Semeon Abramov
Musicians 1961

Oil on card
12.3 x 17cm

$850

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Nude  1960

Evgeni Kazmin
Nude 1960

Oil on canvas
48 x 65 cm

$3,500

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Footballers 1962

Evgeni Kazmin
Footballers 1962

Watercolour
18.4 x 20.4 cm
$1,100

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The Mosaic Worker

Leonid Mironov
The Mosaic Worker

Oil on card
29.5 x 24 cm


$1,000

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Samovar  1980

Valeria Larina
Samovar 1980

Oil on canvas
94.5 x 73 cm


$4,500


 

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Hockey  1958

Galina Rumiantseva
Hockey 1958

Oil on board
26 x 37 cm
$2,500

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On The Terrace  1975

Sergei Rudnev
On The Terrace 1975

Oil on canvas
69 x 49.5 cm

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