An oil on canvas measuring (61X50 cm without the frame) representing a path of landing signed lower right dated by Ossip Braz (1873-1936)
Ossip Braz is a Russian painter, born in Odessa, Russia in 1873 and died in Paris in 1936. He was curator of the Hermitage Museum of St. Petersburg.
In 1898, Ossip Braz painted a famous portrait of Anton Chekhov.
From 1907 to 1911 he stays in France and under the influence of French painting he is interested in landscape. He painted many landscapes, especially in Brittany.
In 1924 he was arrested; accused of illegal export of paintings and espionage, he spent three years in the gulag, Solovki camp.
In 1928 he moved to Germany and then to Paris.
He participated in Russian art exhibitions in Berlin and Paris in 1931 and 1932.
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