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Alexsei Tkachev and Sergei Tkachev. By the Well

By the Well.

 

Oil on canvas, 81 × 100 cm, 31¾ × 39¼ inches. Painted in 1955.

 

Alexsei Petrovich Tkachev (b. 1925) and Sergei Petrovich Tkachev (b. 1922) – Russian painters. Both brothers received the People’s Artist of the USSR prize in 1983. Since 1950, the brothers have worked together on the same canvases, creating remarkable masterpieces. Their paintings have been exhibited at the Smithsonian International Gallery in Washington, D.C, and the Guggenheim Museum in New York City.