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A detailed painting of a village in Russia, the perspective is in the shade, from the ground just next to a village wall, which takes up the canvas from the right-hand side. The viewer sees across a small patch of dry ground to a row of old, flaking stone bungalows. An old woman can be seen crossing the ground to the dwelling, carrying something on her back. Behind the row of houses there are taller buildings of the same kind, with a minaret rising out of the middle.
oil on canvas
58 x 76 cm
gift from Miss Margaret Pilkington, 1970
Manchester Art Gallery
Manchester Art Gallery Mosley Street, Manchester, Greater Manchester M2 3JL EnglandView venue
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