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Title: Fisherman
Artist: Anokhin Pavel
Size: 8x11.5x1.5
Size (inches): 3.25x4.5x0.75
Price : $2650 SOLD!


This superb work was painted by the well-known Fedoskino artist Pavel Anokhin.
It is painted in the style which is unusual for Fedoskino School of miniature painting. To a great extent it is close to the style of surrealism. In painting and sculpture surrealism is one of the leading influences of the 20th century. In this century it also admired, and included in its exhibitions, works by the Italian Giorgio de Chirico, the Russian Marc Chagall, the Swiss Paul Klee, the French artists Marcel Duchamp and Francis Picabia, and the Spaniard Pablo Picasso. Surrealist painting exhibits great variety of content and technique. That of Salvador Dali, for example, consists of more or less a direct and photographic transcription of dreams.
The box shows a fisherman pulling the net with a cat-fish in it.
The composition is painted in silver and gray tones.
The box is constructed out of paper-mache made in the village of Fedoskino. Black lacquer covers the exterior and red lacquer covers the interior of the box. The box has a hinge to the left of the composition and rests on a flat bottom. It is signed and titled ("Fisherman") by the artist at the top of the composition.

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