Artist: Timur Novikov
Date: 1980
Media: Oil on canvas
Dimensions: 72 x 101 cm
Ownership: Russian Museum, St Petersburg
Style: New Artists


Timur Novikov often painted urbanscapes of Leningrad in his early period and this haunting image of the River Fontanka is filled wiith profound and poetic feelings. The uninhabited canal is seen through the eyes of a local citizen familiar with the morning mists, cool fresh air and quiet even light of his native town at daybreak.

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