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Originally published in The Moscow Times on November 12, 1999

They were born in the same year, 1881. They studied at the same college of painting, sculpture and architecture. They both lived in Paris, and were inspired by the city. The pair is none other than Mikhail Larionov and Natalya Goncharova, two of Russia's most influential avant-garde painters.

Masterpieces from heiress Alexandra Tomilina's Paris collection are on display for the first time in Russia since 1914 at the New Tretyakov Gallery.

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