IVAN FEDOROVICH CHOULTSE (1874-1939)
Russian / French
Oil on canvas, signed “Iw. F. Choultse” (lower right)
Mounted in a carved gilt-wood frame
Painting dimensions – height 21 3/8 in. (54,3 cm), width 25 3/4 in. (65,4 cm)
Frame dimensions – height 32 in. (81,3 cm), width 36 3/8 in. (92,4 cm)
Good overall condition. Canvas has been relined. There are some frame abrasions with minor associated paint loss at the edges. A thin line of restoration (approximately 3 inches) in the rocks on the left, visible only under UV light, Spots of rubbing and scratching to gilded frame.
Ivan Choultse was often called a “magician of light” because of the magic realism of his paintings and how the light seemed to come from behind the canvas.
- Item Nr. 5407