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Title: Winter Suzdal
Artist: Kozlov Sergey
Size: 14x11.5x2.5
Size (inches): 5.5x4.5x1
Price : $4750 SOLD!


Sergey Kozlov from the village of Fedoskino created this splendid winter scene. Sergey is a living legend of the Lacquer Miniature Art. His unique works are displayed in every latest catalogue or book on the Russian Lacquer Art! As well as many museums and private collectors are proud to have any of his masterpiece! It is a pleasure to acquire a work of such prominent artist.
Snowy expanses of Russian countryside and the white-stoned church that rises above a small town are brilliantly painted. Kozlov paints with a fine brush, achieving almost invisible transitions of colors. Refined oil-painting techniques give this scene depth and life. Various shades of white color helps to reproduce atmosphere of a winter day. Aluminum powder that highlights the rippled surface of copulas, some areas of the sky and the snow, tones beautifully with the main bluish palette. A cleverly added inlay of mother-of-pearl shines through the walls of Church, and through the area behind the tree painted in the foreground.
The scene is framed with a gold line. The box's sides are decorated with original silver pattern. The box is constructed from paper-mache. The white lacquer is used to paint the exterior of the box while red lacquer completes its interior. It has a hinge from the top of the composition and rests on a flat bottom. Signed and dated (2007) by the grey oils under the composition.

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