Sculpture - Figure of a Painter, Russia, Wood Object Reg. No: ST 039833

Wooden figure of a tradesman (painter) from Russia. The figure was gifted to the National Gallery in 1914 by Professor Netschaieffs, as part of a group of Russian folk art.
Figure of a tradesman, a painter, from Russia, on a base of turned wood painted grey and orange. The figure is painted wood wearing black boots, green pants, a purple shirt, white apron and yellow hat, he is holding a green bucket in his right hand and a long pole under his right arm.
Acquisition Information:
Donation (Probable) from Exhibition: 1880 International, Melbourne, 1880
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 19.5 cm (Height), 9 cm (Width)

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Themes this item is part of: Public Life & Institutions Collection
Primary Classification: PUBLIC EVENTS
Tertiary Classification: exhibition heritage
Inscriptions: Several numbers are written at the base of the figure. In black paint 1752/3; in black ink 999; in red pencil 1914; in graphite pencil 1750/3
Place & Date Made: Russia, by 1914

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