Saturday, August 30, 2014

Off to Russia - Aleksei Antropov 1716-1795



1759 Aleksei Antropov (Russian Rococo Era Painter, 1716-1795) Catherine II


Alexei Petrovich Antropov Алексей Петрович Антропов was a Russian barocco painter active primarily in St. Petersburg, where he was born and died.



1760 Aleksei Antropov (Russian Rococo Era Painter, 1716-1795) Portrait Of Grand Duchess Catherine Alekseevna



1761 Aleksei Antropov (Russian Rococo Era Painter, 1716-1795) Portrait Of Princess T. A. Trubetzkaya



1764 Aleksei Antropov (Russian Rococo Era Painter, 1716-1795) Portrait Of Countess M. A. Rumyantzeva



1766 Aleksei Antropov (Russian Rococo Era Painter, 1716-1795) Portrait Of Catherine III The Great



1780 Aleksei Antropov (Russian Rococo Era Painter, 1716-1795) Portrait of an Unknown Woman



Aleksei Antropov (Russian Rococo Era Painter, 1716-1795) Countess Anna Vorontsova



Aleksei Antropov (Russian Rococo Era Painter, 1716-1795) Buturlina



Aleksei Antropov (Russian Rococo Era Painter, 1716-1795) Elizaveta



Aleksei Antropov (Russian Rococo Era Painter, 1716-1795) Catherine II

Thursday, August 28, 2014

Off to Russia - Women - An Evolution from 1760-1940


1760 Fyodor Rokotov (Russian painter, 1736-1808) Catherine II


1772 Fyodor Rokotov (Russian painter, 1736-1808) Alexandra Struiskaya


1780 Fyodor Rokotov (Russian painter, 1736-1808) Catherine II


1863 Ivan Nikolaevich Kramskoy (Russian painter, 1837-1887) E Vasichikova


1872 Ivan Nikolaevich Kramskoy (Russian painter, 1837-1887) Girl with a Tress


1879 Ivan Nikolaevich Kramskoy (Russian painter, 1837-1887) Artist's Wife


1882 Ivan Nikolaevich Kramskoy (Russian painter, 1837-1887) Empress Maria Feodorovna


1883 Ivan Nikolaevich Kramskoy (Russian painter, 1837-1887) Portrait of a Woman


1884 Viktor Vasnetsov (Russian painter, 1848-1926) Tatiana Mamontova


1890 Ivan Nikolaevich Kramskoy (Russian painter, 1837-1887) Empress Maria Feodorovna


1915 Mikhail Nesterov (Russian painter, 1862-1942) Sasha


1928 Mikhail Nesterov (Russian painter, 1862-1942)A Sick Girl


1938 Mikhail Nesterov (Russian painter, 1862-1942) Elena Rasumova


1938 Mikhail Nesterov (Russian painter, 1862-1942) Elizaveta Kruglikova


1939 Mikhail Nesterov (Russian painter, 1862-1942) Elizaveta Kruglikova


1940 Mikhail Nesterov (Russian painter, 1862-1942) Portrait of Vera Mukina


Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Off to Russia - Ivan Argunov 1729-1802



Ivan Argunov (Russian artist, 1729-1802)  Empress Elizabeth


Argunov was a serf belonging to Count Sheremetev. He had grown in the family of his uncle, Semyon Mikhaylovich Argunov, who was a steward of princess Cherkassky and later a major-domo for Count Sheremetev. For many years Semyon managed Sheremetev's house on Millionnaya street in Saint-Petersburg, the house where Ivan grew up.  Between 1746–1749 Ivan Argunov studied painting with a German artist named Georg Grooth who at the time was in employ of the Emperess Elizabeth of Russia. Ivan also got lessons from his cousins Fedor Leontyevich Argunov & Fedor Semenovich Argunov, who were working in Saint-Petersburg as painters decorating the Imperial residences.



Ivan Argunov (Russian artist, 1729-1802) Female portrait



Ivan Argunov (Russian artist, 1729-1802)  Anna Lazareva Akimovna 1769



Ivan Argunov (Russian artist, 1729-1802) Portrait of Kalmyk girl Annushka, 1767



Ivan Argunov (Russian artist, 1729-1802) Varvara Razumovskaya



Ivan Argunov (Russian artist, 1729-1802)  Countess Varvara Sheremeteva 1760



Ivan Argunov (Russian artist, 1729-1802) Anna Petrovna Sheremeteva (1744-1768)



Ivan Argunov (Russian artist, 1729-1802) Anna Petrovna Airport



Ivan Argunov (Russian artist, 1729-1802) Anna Petrovna Naryshkin, nee Saltykov, the wife of Field Marshal Boris Petrovich Sheremetev



Ivan Argunov (Russian artist, 1729-1802)  Tatyana Alexandrovna Vetoshnikovoy. 1786



Ivan Argunov (Russian artist, 1729-1802) B. P. Sheremetyevo (youngest daughter of PB Airport) to 1768



Ivan Argunov (Russian artist, 1729-1802) Catherine Melgunov Aleksandrovny 1777



Ivan Argunov (Russian artist, 1729-1802)  Elizabeth Streshnevo in childhood. 1760



Ivan Argunov (Russian artist, 1729-1802) Portrait of Catherine II, 1762



Ivan Argunov (Russian artist, 1729-1802) Portrait of Countess Tolstoy, nee Lopukhina, 1768



Ivan Argunov (Russian artist, 1729-1802) Portrait of Princess Ekaterina Alexandrovna Lobanova-Rostovskaya, 1754



Ivan Argunov (Russian artist, 1729-1802) Unknown Woman in Russian Costume



Ivan Argunov (Russian artist, 1729-1802) Woman in a Blue Dress



Ivan Argunov (Russian artist, 1729-1802) Portrait of Grand Duchess Ekaterina Alexeyevna


Sunday, August 24, 2014

Off to Russia - Alexey Tyranov 1808–1859



Alexey Tyranov (Russian artist (1808-1859) Portrait of a Merchant's Wife 1820s..


Alexey Tyranov (Russian artist (1808-1859) Fighting for the Soul Angel


Alexey Tyranov (Russian artist (1808-1859) Portrait of a Girl


Alexey Tyranov (Russian artist (1808-1859) Family Portrait


Alexey Tyranov (Russian artist (1808-1859) Portrait of a Woman


Alexey Tyranov (Russian artist (1808-1859) Portrait of an Italian Woman 1851 c...


Alexey Tyranov (Russian artist (1808-1859) Portrait of a Woman


Alexey Tyranov (Russian artist (1808-1859) Young Housewife 1840s..