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Konstantin / Constantie Stoilov - Bulgarian / Russian 1850-1924 - Advancing Siberian Gold Convoy on Horseback Painting. Signed Lower Left. Oil on Canvas. 22" x 27". 29.50" x 34" Elaborate Gilt Frame. Stoilov was a leading Bulgarian politician and twice Prime Minister. Simeon Radev described him as the most European-like of all Bulgarian politicians. The home of Konstantin Stoilov in the Old town of Plovdiv Born in Plovdiv, Stoilov studied at Robert College in Istanbul, before studying law at Ruprecht Karl University of Heidelberg to doctorate level.While in Germany he became a Freemason. A career politician with the Conservative Party, and later his own People's Party,he held a number of government portfolios including Foreign Minister, Law Minister and Interior Affairs Minister, and Minister of Finance. His first reign as Prime Minister lasted only for a brief spell in 1887. He returned in 1894 to preside over a longer ministry, which was characterized by increasing toleration for the activities of the Internal Macedonian Revolutionary Organization as well as fairer treatment of the Jews (as a lawyer, Stoilov had successfully defended the Jews of Vratsa from allegations of blood libel in 1890. Stoilov's government faced a campaign of criticism from sections of the press as organised by his main political opponent Stefan Stambolov and as a consequence the Stoilov administration enacted legislation against Stambolov, notably sequestering his land for state use and abolishing the pensions paid to former government ministers. The Stoilov led coalition remained in office until 1899 when a series of liberal administrations began. He remained an important figure in Bulgarian politics until his death. His Works have been featured and sold in Sotheby's, in Particularly Their Russian Sale in London December 1, 2004. Similar sold at Sotheby's Russian Sale Dec 1, 2004. As shown in the last couple pictures. Provenance: From an Important New York Estate.
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KONSTANTIN STOILOV - SIBERIAN CONVOY PAINTING

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0461: KONSTANTIN STOILOV - SIBERIAN CONVOY PAINTING

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Lot 0461 Details

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Konstantin / Constantie Stoilov - Bulgarian / Russian 1850-1924 - Advancing Siberian Gold Convoy on Horseback Painting. Signed Lower Left. Oil on Canvas. 22" x 27". 29.50" x 34" Elaborate Gilt Frame. Stoilov was a leading Bulgarian politician and twice Prime Minister. Simeon Radev described him as the most European-like of all Bulgarian politicians. The home of Konstantin Stoilov in the Old town of Plovdiv Born in Plovdiv, Stoilov studied at Robert College in Istanbul, before studying law at Ruprecht Karl University of Heidelberg to doctorate level.While in Germany he became a Freemason. A career politician with the Conservative Party, and later his own People's Party,he held a number of government portfolios including Foreign Minister, Law Minister and Interior Affairs Minister, and Minister of Finance. His first reign as Prime Minister lasted only for a brief spell in 1887. He returned in 1894 to preside over a longer ministry, which was characterized by increasing toleration for the activities of the Internal Macedonian Revolutionary Organization as well as fairer treatment of the Jews (as a lawyer, Stoilov had successfully defended the Jews of Vratsa from allegations of blood libel in 1890. Stoilov's government faced a campaign of criticism from sections of the press as organised by his main political opponent Stefan Stambolov and as a consequence the Stoilov administration enacted legislation against Stambolov, notably sequestering his land for state use and abolishing the pensions paid to former government ministers. The Stoilov led coalition remained in office until 1899 when a series of liberal administrations began. He remained an important figure in Bulgarian politics until his death. His Works have been featured and sold in Sotheby's, in Particularly Their Russian Sale in London December 1, 2004. Similar sold at Sotheby's Russian Sale Dec 1, 2004. As shown in the last couple pictures. Provenance: From an Important New York Estate.

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