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Title: Palm Sunday
Artist: Shavyrin Boris
Size: 10x14.5x3
Size (inches): 4x5.75x1.25
Price : $725 SOLD!


Boris Shavyrin is the author of this interesting box painted on a theme of history. In the foreground he has painted the Russian family, a husband, a wife and their two children, that lived in the seventeenth century in Moscow. Looking at this scene the viewer can easily imagine how the citizens of Moscow looked like several centuries ago.
Light blue tones of oils suitable for depiction of a winter scene predominate here. The costumes of the characters are decorated richly with brilliant gold patterns. Gold metal leaf inlay can be found in the kokoshnik of the depicted woman and in the cupolas of the cathedral painted in the foreground.
The box is made out of paper-mache. Black lacquer covers the exterior and red lacquer covers the interior of the box. The scene is framed with a simple gold pattern. The lid is hinged from the left of the scene, and the box rests on a flat bottom. The work is signed with the artist's name, Fedoskino, and the year of 2010.

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