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#007077

Title: Night Flight
Artist: Mikheev Alexander
Size: 12x6x2.5
Size (inches): 4.75x2.25x1
Price : $1495 SOLD!

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Alexander Mikheev of Fedoskino is one of the most talented artists in the village. His works run the fine lines of surrealism and classic realism. His works can be found in private collections all over the World.
The work is called "Night Flight", and shows landscape with a Russian Church and an owl flying from the forest. The painting is based on sharp contrasts. The trees are painted in dark deep green tones; beautiful blending of white and silver tones is used to paint winter forest and the cupolas of the Church.
The Church is painted over a layer of silver metal powder.
The painting is continuously goes from the lid to the box's sides. Bushes, parts of the trees and snow covered grass are painted on the sides as well.
The box is constructed from paper-mache. Black lacquer is used to paint the exterior of the piece while dark red lacquer completes the interior of the work. The lid is hinged from the top of the composition, and the box rests on a flat bottom. The work is signed, dated (2012) and titled by the artist at the exterior's base of the box. The artist also signed the box as the authors (original) work.




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