Richard Karlovich Zommer (1866-1939)
Sketch for the painting "Caravan in the Mountains"
Oil on canvas
Size: 39"x27"
Signature in lower right

A painting by the Russian artist Richard-Karl Karlovič Zommer (1866-1939). Richard Zommer produced almost exclusively landscapes and city views from central Asia and Transcaucasia (South Caucasus) such as this. This piece offers a view on the famous city of Samarkand in modern Uzbekistan. Samarkand is one of the oldest cities in central Asia and was the capitol of various empires - the best known ruler was Timur (1336-1405), founder of the Timurid Empire, and also known in the West as 'Tamerlane' - the powerful Mughal empire in India was founded by a a direct descendant of Timur. The city of Samarkand is listed as a World Heritage site by UNESCO and is a popular tourist attraction.
Painting from late 19th or early 20th century.

ITEM ID
265
MEDIA
Oil Paint
WIDTH
39" (99 cm)
HEIGHT
27" (69 cm)
ITEM TYPE
Vintage

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Richard Karlovich Zommer (1866-1939),Original Oil Painting, 20th Century

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