Portrait Russian Officer Imperial Army Nicholas II 1916 Soltau flag

Object description :

"Portrait Russian Officer Imperial Army Nicholas II 1916 Soltau"
Very rare portrait of a Russian officer in the imperial army of Tsar Nicholas II.

This portrait is dated 1916, a year before the Russian Revolution of 1917.
It is said to have been painted at the SOLTAU prison camp in Germany, where Russian, French, and even German or Belgian civilians were held in detention in order to avoid the obligatory work imposed by Germany.
One of the particularities of this camp is that exhibitions of paintings and sculptures made by the inmates were organized within the camp itself.

This magnificent portrait is that of the Russian officer Cyril Krakov (translation made of the name written in Cyrillic characters at the top left).
It was painted by A. Quimquempois, who would certainly be another prisoner of this camp.

This painting is in its juice, it is painted on cardboard canvas, to report a small lack of scales on the right sleeve.
As you can see from the photos, the painter's touch is sharp and safe.
It has its original gilded wooden frame.

Dimension with frame:72,5 x 60 cm
Dimension without frame:61 x 49 cm

The photos are taken in natural light.

Neat packaging.

Shipping costs at the expense of the buyer.
I remain at your disposal for any further information and photos.
Price : 1600 €
Period:20th Century
Style:Other Style
Condition : Bon état

Material : Huile sur toile
Length: 60
Height : 72,5

Reference : 757800
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