Grigory Stepanyants (Russian/American 1937-2007) oil on canvas titled "Morning in the backyards of Cornwall", Pennsylvania village landscape, signed lower right "G. Stepanyants" and dated 1996, unframed, 20 x 24. Biography: Grigory Stepanyants was born in Odessa, then part of the former Soviet Union, and was trained at the Odessa Art Institute and the Surikov Moscow State Institute of the Arts. Graduating in 1970 as one of the top five students in the Soviet Union, Stepanyants was awarded the rank of "Excellence as an Artist-Painter." He emigrated to the United States in 1976 and established a career as a professional portrait painter and landscape artist living in NYC, Hilton Head, SC, PA, Iowa and TN. Proceeds to benefit West Hills Baptist Church, Knoxville,TN building fund. Condition: Overall very good condition with minor abrasions in grass area and losses along edge.
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