Vladimir Donatovich Orlovsky
(b. Kiev 1842, d. Genoa 1914)
Russian landscape with peasants at a farmer's house on the outskirts of the forest. Signed Orlovsky (in Cyrillic). Oil on canvas. 87×139 cm.
Provenance: Jens Sophus Møller-Holst (b. Aarhus 1881, d. Frederiksberg 1947), Danish consul in Riga, where he acquired the painting around 1910. He later became advertising director at the newspaper Berlingske Tidende in Copenhagen. Thence by descent to his granddaughter in Denmark until today.