Large view watercolour of old Moscow was executed in 1986 by important Russian landscape and still life painter Sergei Nikolaevich Andriaka (born 1956 in Moscow). Sergei Andriyaka — famous watercolorist and teacher, Volk Artist of the Russian Federation (2005), Member of the Russian Academy of Arts (2007). Founder and head of the school of watercolors in his own name (since 2012 — Watercolour and Fine Arts Academy of Sergei ANDRIYAKA). The artist had for his career nearly 500 exhibitions in Russia and abroad, his watercolors are in museum collections of Tretjakov State Gallery, the Russian Pushkin Museum, Kremlin Palace, Moscow City Hall (6 meter panorama of Moscow 19 century), as well as in many foreign collections.
full artist´s biography (in Russian) and images of his works see in the Russian wikipedia under following link:
Literature: " Sergej Andrijaka .Akvarel´. Art monography in Russian, publiser NOvosti, 2011; in online: Wikipedia in German and Russian; website: http://germanyinrussia.ru/archive/202?lang=de
Inscription: signed and 1986, lower left.
Technique: watercolour on paper, matted and framed.
Measurements: unframed w 30 1/4" x h 22" (77 x 56 cm); framed w 38 1/8" x h 29 7/8" (97 x 76 cm).
Condition: in very good condition