(Saint-Petersburg, 1874 – 1947, Naggar)
Tempera on canvasboard, 33 х 41 см
“Kulu valley” came from the “Kulu” series painted by Russian artist Nikolay Roerich who was an important figure of mountain paintings in the early 20th century. He was a Russian painter, writer, archaeologist, theosophist, perceived by some in Russia as an enlightener, philosopher, and public figure. In his youth was he was quite influenced by a movement in Russian society around the occult and was interested in hypnosis and other spiritual practices. His paintings are said to have hypnotic expression.
Important private collection, Zürich, Switzerland