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Alexander Barkoff (1870-1942), Kerameikos of Athens, Oil, 1930s Oil on canvas, laid down on

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Alexander Barkoff (1870-1942), Kerameikos of Athens, Oil, 1930s
Oil on canvas, laid down on cardboard
Greece, Athens, 1930s
Alexander Barkoff (1870-1942) – Finnish painter, sculptor and graphic artist, resident i.a. in Greece
Signed lower right ‘Alex. Barkoff’
Dimensions: 42.5 x 57.2 cm
Frame: 54.5 x 68.5 cm
Provenance: Private collection, Northern Germany
Barkoff’s views rendered in liquid broad brushstrokes fetch up to €8,500 on the international auction market

Athens fundamentally influenced the work of Alexander Barkoff. The Mediterranean pictorial word defines the theme of the oeuvre of the Finnish artist. Here is the view on the cemetery lane at the Kerameikos, the only antique cemetery of the city. The landmark of the cemetery is a huge bull above the grave of Dionysus of Kollitos.



Condition:

The canvas is mounted irregularly and with air inclusions, there with small buckling and craquelé. The cardboard measures 42.5 x 57.2 cm, the total dimensions, including the frame being 54.5 x 68.5 cm.



Alexander Barkoff (1870-1942)

Alexander Barkoff studied at the School of Arts and Crafts in Helsinki from 1895 to 1897 and at the Drawing School of the Finnish Art Association from 1893 until 1897. He lived abroad since 1900, mainly in Salonica and Athens. He was honored with the 3. Prize of the ducats´ exhibition and was a member of the Finnish Art Association. Longer stays in Paris and Florence followed. Especially his portraits and figure are well-known. Works by Barkoff are represented i.a. in the Ateneum in Helsinki. (tm)


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Alexander Barkoff (1870-1942), Kerameikos of Athens, Oil, 1930s
Oil on canvas, laid down on cardboard
Greece, Athens, 1930s
Alexander Barkoff (1870-1942) – Finnish painter, sculptor and graphic artist, resident i.a. in Greece
Signed lower right ‘Alex. Barkoff’
Dimensions: 42.5 x 57.2 cm
Frame: 54.5 x 68.5 cm
Provenance: Private collection, Northern Germany
Barkoff’s views rendered in liquid broad brushstrokes fetch up to €8,500 on the international auction market

Athens fundamentally influenced the work of Alexander Barkoff. The Mediterranean pictorial word defines the theme of the oeuvre of the Finnish artist. Here is the view on the cemetery lane at the Kerameikos, the only antique cemetery of the city. The landmark of the cemetery is a huge bull above the grave of Dionysus of Kollitos.



Condition:

The canvas is mounted irregularly and with air inclusions, there with small buckling and craquelé. The cardboard measures 42.5 x 57.2 cm, the total dimensions, including the frame being 54.5 x 68.5 cm.



Alexander Barkoff (1870-1942)

Alexander Barkoff studied at the School of Arts and Crafts in Helsinki from 1895 to 1897 and at the Drawing School of the Finnish Art Association from 1893 until 1897. He lived abroad since 1900, mainly in Salonica and Athens. He was honored with the 3. Prize of the ducats´ exhibition and was a member of the Finnish Art Association. Longer stays in Paris and Florence followed. Especially his portraits and figure are well-known. Works by Barkoff are represented i.a. in the Ateneum in Helsinki. (tm)


Shipping costs excl. statutory VAT and plus 2,5% (+VAT) shipping insurance.

Auctionata charges the resale rights tax pursuant to Section 26 of the German Copyright Act (UrhG) towards the buyer in case of the sale of an original work of art or photography prior to 70 years having lapsed since the death of their creator. Therefore, Auctionata charges when purchasing a good – if a protection as an original work of art or photography is given – starting from a hammer price of EUR 400 an additional amount, which is calculated according to Section 26 (2) German Copyright Act (UrhG) and which does not exceed the amount of EUR 12,500. You can find more information about resale rights tax in Auctionata´s table of fees and T&C.

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