Art and Faith

Monday, 28 July 2008

Zinaida Serebryakova. A Portrait of Yvette Choviret. 1962

Filed under: early modern,fine art,human study,portrait,Russian — 01varvara @ 00.00

A Portrait of Yvette Choviret (Zinaida Serebryakova, 1962)

Since Zinaida Serebryakova is my favourite artist, I am presenting ten works from her output, perversely offered in reverse order, that is, latest to earliest. WHY? Blame it on the Bossa Nova, the dance of love…

Zinaida Serebryakova. A Portrait of Graf Platon Zubov. 1956

Filed under: early modern,fine art,human study,portrait,Russian — 01varvara @ 00.00

A Portrait of Graf Platon Zubov (Zinaida Serebryakova, 1956)

Ms Serebryakova made her living painting portraits. She was not the only Russian émigré artist to do so, it was something of a cottage industry.

Zinaida Serebryakova. A Still Life with a Jug. 1952

Filed under: early modern,fine art,fruit and vegetables,Russian,still life — 01varvara @ 00.00

A Still Life with a Jug (Zinaida Serebryakova, 1952)

A neo-Impressionist offering, of a still life.

Zinaida Serebryakova. The Luxembourg Gardens. 1946

Filed under: early modern,fine art,landscape/nature,Russian — 01varvara @ 00.00

The Luxembourg Gardens (Zinaida Serebryakova, 1946)

A nice neo-Impressionist landscape, I would say.

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