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Russian Gold Shipment
  • C. Stoiloff
    active 1800s
    active: Russia
  • Russian Gold Shipment, 1800s
  • Where object was made: Russia
  • oil on canvas
  • Canvas/Support: 68.6 x 105.4 cm
    Canvas/Support: 27 x 41 1/2 in
  • Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Hugo Emmerich
  • Not on display
  • 1959.0025

Painted scene of figures and horses in a landscape (identified as Russia). Wagon (identified as a gold shipment) is being pulled by three horses in the center, flanked by two horsemen on either side. The horsemen wear turbans and carry swords and a flag. Wagons, horses, and figures recede in a line from the center to the center right. There is a horizon line one-third from the top and a sky in the background. There is sparse shrubbery in the middle ground.