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Russian Watercolor Portrait from Fayum Vasiliy Sadovoi

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Russian Watercolor Portrait from Fayum Vasiliy Sadovoi
Intriguiging Russian Watercolor, a study, and the artist's version of one of the famous and ancient "Mummy Portraits," from Egypt. Caption reads: "Ogecca., 1969" for the Russian-Ukraine city of the artist, located on the Black Sea; "B. Cagobou," the Cyrillic spelling of the artist's name; "V. Sadovoi" the translation of the artist's name, and "Portrait from Fayum" written in Cyrillic. Image is 7" x 9.5" (17.78 x 24.13 cm); matted and framed to 13.5" x 11.25". Excellent condition, with a few paint smudges around outside the image, which are completely original. c. 1969. $20 US Shipping.

The original encaustic portraits, on wood, are distributed around the World in several major museums, including Russia. Read the interesting history of the original 100-300 A.D. portraits at the following website. www. thebestlinks. com/Fayum_mummy_portraits.html (close the open spaces in the address)

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