Aleksei Vasilievich Hanzen (Russian, 1876-1937)
Sea at Sunset
Signed "A. Hanzen" l.l.
Oil on canvas, 27 3/4 x 39 3/4 in. (70.5 x 101.0 cm), framed.
Condition: Surface imperfections including a loss to l.r. edge, possible old retouch, small area of craquelure in l.r. quadrant.
Provenance: MacDougall's Fine Art Auctions, London, Russian Art Sale: XIX and XX Century Russian Art, Post War & Contemporary Russian Art, June 11, 2009, Lot 318.
There are several quarter-sized areas of retouch to the waves and distant cloud, as well as some thin but broad dashes and glazes to the sky near to top of the composition.
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