Oil/canv., 30 x 24 cm, monogr. and dated in the image, on reverse sign. in cyrillic and dated O. Dozortsev 2006. - Provenance: Coll. E. Gargioni, Torino - Russian painter and graphic artist. D. was born in Luga / Leningrad County. 1980-83 he studied in Odessa, later at the renowned Repin Academy in St. Petersburg, which he graduated in 1990. Since 1994 he is a member of the Association of Russian Artists. The versatile artist is geared to archetypes of Old Master paintings and techniques. His works are can be found in nomerous private collections in Russia, Germany, USA and the Czech Republic.