Tuesday, January 21, 2014

Off to Russia - Middle East & African images by Zinaida Yevgenyevna Serebriakova 1884-1967



Zinaida Yevgenyevna Serebriakova (Russian artist, 1884-1967) Portrait of a Girl of Marrakech 1932


In 1928, 1930, & 1932 Serebriakova traveled to Africa, where she painted the Atlas Mountains, Arab women, & Africans in colorful garb. Of her visits, she wrote, she wrote: “I am extremely amazed at all this. At the costumes of various colors and all races of men mingled here – negroes, Arabs, Mongols, Jews (so biblical!). I am so dazed from the novelty of impressions that I cannot decide what and how to draw. “



Zinaida Yevgenyevna Serebriakova (Russian artist, 1884-1967) A Moroccan Woman 1928



Zinaida Yevgenyevna Serebriakova (Russian artist, 1884-1967) Self Portrait



Zinaida Yevgenyevna Serebriakova (Russian artist, 1884-1967)



Zinaida Yevgenyevna Serebriakova (Russian artist, 1884-1967) Lit by the Sun 1928



Zinaida Yevgenyevna Serebriakova (Russian artist, 1884-1967) Moroccan Woman 1927



Zinaida Yavgenyevna Serebryakova (Russian artist, 1884-1967) Self-portrait



Zinaida Yevgenyevna Serebriakova (Russian artist, 1884-1967) A Moroccan Woman in 1932



Zinaida Yevgenyevna Serebriakova (Russian artist, 1884-1967) Marrakech Children 1928



Zinaida Yevgenyevna Serebriakova (Russian artist, 1884-1967) Marrakech Courtyard 1928



Zinaida Yevgenyevna Serebriakova (Russian artist, 1884-1967) Marrakech Woman Raising her Veil 1928



Zinaida Yevgenyevna Serebriakova (Russian artist, 1884-1967) Moroccan Woman in Pink 1932



Zinaida Yevgenyevna Serebriakova (Russian artist, 1884-1967) Moroccan Woman in White 1928



Zinaida Yevgenyevna Serebriakova (Russian artist, 1884-1967) Sefrou Jewess in Morocco 1932



Zinaida Yevgenyevna Serebriakova (Russian artist, 1884-1967) Young Woman in Marrakech 1932



Zinaida Yevgenyevna Serebriakova (Russian artist, 1884-1967) Two Moroccan Women 1932



Zinaida Yevgenyevna Serebriakova (Russian artist, 1884-1967) Marrakech

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