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Skirmish with Finnish smugglers

Vasily Grigorievich Khudyakov • Painting, 1853, 95.6×133.6 cm
About the artwork
Art form: Painting
Subject and objects: Battle scene
Technique: Oil
Materials: Canvas
Date of creation: 1853
Size: 95.6×133.6 cm
Artwork in selections: 8 selections

Description of the artwork «Skirmish with Finnish smugglers»

10 (22) may, 1856, Pavel Tretyakov had received a note from the artist Vasily Khudyakov on the calculation (pay 450 rubles) for the painting "Skirmish with Finnish smugglers". It was probably the first serious thing in the collection of the Tretyakov. This date is considered the day of Foundation of the Tretyakov gallery.