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Sculpture - Figure of a Painter, Russia, Wood 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
|Dimensions:||19.5 cm (Height), 9 cm (Width)|
|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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