“Brilliant”. Signed Lenia Purigin from Nara, Brilliant N19892 (in Cyrillic). Oil on plywood. 49×48 cm.
Lenia is an abbreviation or nickname for Leonid, while Nara is an abbreviation for Naro-Fominsk, where the artist was born.
Provenance: Private Scandinavian collection. Acquired by the sellers directly from the artist, when they were stationed as diplomates in St. Petersburg in the late 1980s.