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Sunset on the Amu Darya Rivers

© the copyright holder. Photo credit: Horniman Museum and Gardens

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Painting of a river at sunset with boats, cranes and mound of sand. A boat in the centre is loading into its hold with two cranes from a sand-pile in the left foreground. To the right is a loaded boat with three piles of sand steaming away. Behind are two smaller boats and then a flat shoreline of docks. The red sun is setting in a cloudy sky with shades of green. ‘Soft’ realist style. Painted on canvas with a plain, rounded wooden frame.

Horniman Museum and Gardens

Forest Hill

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  • Medium

    oil on canvas, & hardboard with wood

  • Measurements

    27 x 53.8 cm

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  • Acquisition method

    field work collection, 2000


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