Friday, February 8, 2019

Kuzma Petrov-Vodkin (1878–1939)

Kuzma Petrov-Vodkin (1878–1939), Russian Symbolist painter whose later work seemed to move towards socialist realism.

Kuzma Petrov-Vodkin (1878–1939), The Year of 1918 in Petrograd, 1920

Kuzma Petrov-Vodkin, The Mother of God of Tenderness Towards Evil Hearts, 1915

Kuzma Petrov-Vodkin, Samarkand, 1926

Tuesday, January 1, 2019

Pimen Nikitich Orlov (1812-1865)

Pimen Nikitich Orlov (1812-1865), Russian classicist painter.

Pimen Nikitich Orlov, Roman Carnival, 1859

Pimen Nikitich Orlov, Portrait of Maria Arkadyevna Bek, 1839

Pimen Nikitich Orlov, N.P. Panina

Sunday, December 2, 2018

Yuri Pimenov (1903–1977)

Yuri Pimenov (1903–1977), Soviet artist. Proof that socialist realism could actually be rather good, and infinitely preferable to the horrors of most western modernist art.

Yuri Pimenov (1903–1977), New Moscow, 1937

Yuri Pimenov (1903–1977),  Wedding in Tomorrow Street, 1962

Yuri Pimenov (1903–1977),  Kizhi, Ancient Beauty

Yuri Pimenov (1903–1977), The Pane of Glass, 1966

Monday, November 19, 2018

Ramon Casas (1866-1932)

Ramon Casas (1866-1932), Spanish painter.

Ramon Casas, A Decadent Girl, 1899

Ramon Casas, La Sargantaine, c. 1907, portrait of Júlia Peraire

Ramon Casas, Female Nude
Ramon Casas, Au Moulin de la Galette

Wednesday, October 3, 2018

Adolf Hirémy-Hirschl (1860–1933)

Adolf Hirémy-Hirschl (1860–1933), Hungarian painter.

Adolf Hirémy-Hirschl, Ahasuerus at the End of the World, 1888

Adolf Hirémy-Hirschl, The Souls of Acheron, 1898

Friday, September 7, 2018

Jules Bastien-Lepage (1948-1884)

Jules Bastien-Lepage (1948-1884), French painter.

Jules Bastien-Lepage, Portrait of Sarah Bernhardt, 1879

Jules Bastien-Lepage, Joan of Arc, 1879

Jules Bastien-Lepage, Ophelia, 1881

Friday, August 10, 2018

Charles Robinson (1870-1937)

Charles Robinson (1870-1937), British painter and illustrator.

Charles Robinson, title unknown

Charles Robinson, title unknown