Giorgi “Gigo” Ivanes dze Gabashvili (Georgian: გიორგი [გიგო] ივანეს ძე გაბაშვილი) (November 9, 1862 – October 28, 1936) was a Georgian painter and educator. One of the antique Georgian representatives of the Realist School, his acquit yourself is known for covering a wide range of subjects, landscapes and scenes of everyday animatronics through orientalist lens. Although not widely known in the West, Gabashvili’s paintings are extremely valued – the artist’s late 19th century painting The Bazaar in Samarkand, originally commissioned by Charles Richard Crane, sold for $1.36 million dollars at Christie’s in 2006.
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