CLOSE RACE — PALETTE KNIFE Oil Painting On Canvas By Leonid Afremov

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    Signed on the front and back
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    COA signed by the artist
  • Size
    40"x30" (100cm x 75cm)
  • Medium
    Hand painted by Afremov Studio
  • Materials
    Palette Knife, Oil Paint, Canvas
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We would like to present hand painted oil on canvas painting (recreation) of Afremov's artwork mentioned in the title. This art piece made by Leonid Afremov Studio with the same amount of soul and emotion just like the first original painting. The piece is created with oil paint on artistic canvas using Afremov's unique technique of a palette knife. The artwork has a lot of texture, you can feel the strokes by touching this painting. By purchasing on our site, you are buying directly from Leonid Afremov Studio. We guarantee your satisfaction and the best customer experience.

The artwork is signed on the back and on the front. The certificate of authenticity will include the name of the owner who purchased the piece of artwork. The certificate is signed by Leonid Afremov Studio. If you are buying this painting as a gift, please provide us the name of the gift recipient for the certificate. We can also ship to the address of the recipient of your gift.

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about this painting:



There are many people in the world who like link face paint. It is no wonder, for a face is the most important part in human appearance. One glance at one’s face is often enough for us to decide whether a person standing before us is worth credit. And we humans also like decorating our faces, and not only women, who use cosmetology, but almost everyone, which is proven by popularity of such queries as “face paint Halloween” and the like. This fine painting by Leonid Afremov depicts two faces, and affords us an opportunity to enjoy the depiction.


We know that a face picture looks especially interesting when it depicts more than one face, for thus it brings certain intrigue to such a painting. What are the most common situations that provide us with such intrigue?

·                    Kissing;

·                    Debates;

·                    A race, which is the object of depiction in this marvellous painting by Leonid Afremov.

The competitive spirit  

The brown flocks of soil are flying up from under the quick hooves. The ground is passionately trembling as the horses are galloping farther and farther, eager for winning the race. Their eyes are intently gazing on the finish line, and nothing can tear them away from it. Alike are the horsemen, whose eyes, though covered with the black screens of their glasses, are also aimed at the close finish. The muscles of the horses are strained, and the figures of the racers also make us feel their exertion and concentration. Nobody wants to be defeated, and yet somebody is to lose. However, at the moment, when the finish line is still not reached, and when nobody has advantage over his rival, their hearts are full of energy and will to win, while the indifferent blue sky is stiffened behind their backs and the clods of soil rocketing into the cool air.

If you are looking for a face paint for sale, this magnificent canvas in oil skilfully painted with a palette knife by Leonid Afremov will become an advantageous purchase and give you plenty of pleasant emotions due to its refined style and captivating image.


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