Art and Faith

Saturday, 27 September 2008

Aleksei Venetsianov. Self-Portrait. 1811

Filed under: 19th century,fine art,human study,portrait,Russian — 01varvara @ 00.00

Self-Portrait (Aleksei Venetsianov, 1811)

Aleksei Venetsianov (1780-1847) is probably best known for his paintings of peasants and peasant life done primarily in the 1820s and 30s. His reputation rests on these works, and a selection follows below.

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