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Sergei Ivanovitch LOBANOV (1887-1943) View of Justinian's Tower, Feodosia, 1926

signed in Cyrillic and dated ‘S Lobanov 1926’ (lower right), signed again, titled and dated (on reverse) oil on canvas 71 x 116 cm painted in 1926 Provenance: Acquired in Moscow in the 1980s. Sotheby’s, London, 04.06.2013, lot 285. Exhibited: - Society of Moscow Artists (1927-1932), in Tokyo, Japan, 3rd exhibition of paintings by contemporary Russian artists in Feodosia. - 1928 - The 4th exhibition of paintings by modern Russian artists in Feodosia. Literature: Sergei Ivanovich Lovanov (1887–1942) , Catalogue raisonné, Triumph gallery, Moscow, 2006 (ill.). The present seascape is from the Feodosia series, which Lobanov painted during the summer of 1926. A smaller oil painting on board featuring the view of Justinian’s Tower was exhibited in the ' 4 iskusstva' [4 Arts] Association Of Artist Exhibition, titled Genoese Tower, Feodosiya, cat.no.125.