"Still Life With Salmon 1980 25x33"
Oil on Canvas
Size: 27x31 in | 69x79 cm
Framed: 25x33 in | 64x84 cmMUST SELLFAVORITE
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Hand Signed : Lower Right
Other Frame : Wood Frame With Gold Finish and Details
Purchased from : Gallery 1982
Provenance / History : Eduard Nakhamkin Gallery, New York City, NY
Story / Additional Info : The painting \"Still Life With Salmon\" was purchased during the first original exhibit of the works of Elya Peker at the Eduard Nakhamkin Gallery in New York. The entire exhibit sold out. Elya Peker painted almost exclusively flowers and vases. This is one of the very few \"Still Life\" Paintings he created that does not represent flowers.
Certificate of Authenticity : Art Brokerage
LID : 127713
Art Brokerage: Elya Peker Russian Artist:Showing an affinity toward art at an early age, he began taking drawing and painting classes at age eleven, and entered the Moscow Art Institute in 1951 to study theatrical set design. One of his teachers was the designer for the Bolshoi Theater. As a graduation project he designed the set for Verdi's opera Rigoletto, and in 1956 received his diploma. After graduation he worked for fifteen years as a graphic artist for an encyclopedia publisher. During an extensive trip to Central Europe, he visited the Vatican Museum, Versailles, the Louvre, the Modern Museum in Paris, the villages of Barbizon and Monte Carlo. He also went to museums in Brussels and Copenhagen, the Rijks Museum in Amsterdam, the Van Gogh Museum and Rembrandt's home. Listings wanted.