Evgeni Vasilevich Solovev was born in Kruplyanki, Moscow reg., 1931. Studied at LeningradÂ Art College; Repin Institute 1953-59. Active in Tambov. Important shows include â€œSoviet Russiaâ€, Moscow, 1960. Works of Solovev were auctioned at Christieâ€™s Amsterdam
Provenance: We bought the painting from the painter in his studio in Tambov (Russia) during one of our first art trips in Russia.