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Title: Peter the Great
Artist: Danshina
Size (cm): 7x9.5x3
Size (inches): 3x4x1.5
Price : $1250 SOLD!





This gorgeous piece of authentic Russian artistry was created by the talented Svetlana Danshina of Fedoskino. A beautiful combination of quality craftsmanship and exceptional artistry.This particular piece has amazing depth and light. Detail and shading are perfectly blended to give photograph-like quality. The warmth and light of the painting bring Tsar Peter the Great to life, as only very few artists can do.The prominent personality of Peter I always attracted attention of different artists. Peter the Great made much for development and prosperity of the Russian state. He was the reformer of Russian political system who carried out the policy of Westernization of Russia. Being a talented and resolute personality, he managed to found the Russian fleet and enlarge considerably the territory of Russian state. As a result of Russian- Swedish wars the territories of Lithuania, Estonia and Ingria were joined to Russia. In Ingria Peter the Great established the well-known town of St.-Petersburg, that is one of the most beautiful towns in the world and is considered to be the second capital of Russia. The portrait is framed with a gold line. The back, sides and lid of the box painted with scotish ornament. The box is made out of paper-mache. Black lacquer covers the exterior and red lacquer covers the interior of the box. The lid is hinged from the top of the composition, and the box rests on a flat bottom. The box is signed with the artist's name.