All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Oil : Europe : Russian : Pre 1960 item #1262394
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
striking Russian Socialist realism portriat of a Soviet soldier who fought at Stalingrad named Piotr Kuzmitch Grigorenko=painter is A.A. Prokopenko-painted in 1960s provenance is from artist studio and Gallery NR 50 with galleries in Moscow and Amsterdam-18 inches by 15.5 inches==has certificate of origin signed by gallery owner affixed to back--NATO should post this portrait in Brussel office as a historical reminder before its takes on Russia.
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Oil : Europe : Russian : Pre 1900 item #968181
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
Unusual Russian icon depicting John the Baptist with the body of Christ-18 inches by 15 inches-ca 1870s-icon was apparently used ritualistically as some of the gold leaf back ground worn off from kissing-wear to surface-icon stable and heavy-uses wedge in top and bottom rather than back straps to hold wood from splitting-at one time probably had okhlad-rare representation