Monday, February 3, 2014

Illuminated Manuscripts - Creatures


Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library 15C Book of Hours Bruges or Ghent 15C MS 287


Women by Russian-born American Ivan Gregorewitch Olinsky 1878-1962


Ivan Olinsky (Russian-born American artist, 1878-1962) Tosca in Red


Ivan G. Olinsky was born in Elizabethgrad in southern Russia & moved with his parents to New York circa 1890. He was an American artist by training. He studied at the National Academy of Design (1894-1898)& Art Students League (1901-1902), eventually teaching at both. From 1900-1908 he worked with John La Farge by assisting him on stained-glass windows & was greatly influenced by his work. Olinsky moved to Europe for a few years (1908-1911) studying in both Italy & France, where he was influenced by the Impressionists. When he returned to New York, he brought family of his own & quickly established a studio in Greenwich Village.


Ivan Olinsky (Russian-born American artist, 1878-1962) Serviceman's Wife


Ivan Olinsky (Russian-born American artist, 1878-1962) Woman Reading


Ivan Olinsky (Russian-born American artist, 1878-1962) Black Lace Shawl


Ivan Olinsky (Russian-born American artist, 1878-1962) Young Woman in Yellow


Ivan Olinsky (Russian-born American artist, 1878-1962) Dorothy


Ivan Olinsky (Russian-born American artist, 1878-1962) A Mother and her Children


Ivan Olinsky (Russian-born American artist, 1878-1962) Portrait of a Female Sitter


Ivan Olinsky (Russian-born American artist, 1878-1962) Soiree in Time


Ivan Olinsky (Russian-born American artist, 1878-1962) Girl in the Mirror


Ivan Olinsky (Russian-born American artist, 1878-1962) An Old Fashioned Gown 1913


Ivan Olinsky (Russian-born American artist, 1878-1962) Girl with Rabbit 1916


Ivan Olinsky (Russian-born American artist, 1878-1962) Two Young Women 1914


Ivan Olinsky (Russian-born American artist, 1878-1962) Redheaded Woman 1918


Ivan Olinsky (Russian-born American artist, 1878-1962) My Neighbor's Daughter


Ivan Olinsky (Russian-born American artist, 1878-1962) Portrait of a Young Woman


Ivan Olinsky (Russian-born American artist, 1878-1962) Portrait of Woman Redhead 1915


Ivan Olinsky (Russian-born American artist, 1878-1962) Tosca in Blue


Ivan Olinsky (Russian-born American artist, 1878-1962) Portrait of Ada 1913


Ivan Olinsky (Russian-born American artist, 1878-1962) Woman with Lilies


Ivan Olinsky (Russian-born American artist, 1878-1962) Young Woman Reading


Ivan Olinsky (Russian-born American artist, 1878-1962) Portrait of a Young Woman 1912


Ivan Olinsky (Russian-born American artist, 1878-1962) Woman with a Red Shawl


Illuminated Manuscripts - Creatures


Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library 15C Book of Hours Bruges or Ghent 15C MS 287


Off to Russia - Victor Borisov-Musatov 1870-1905



Victor Borisov-Musatov (Russian artist, 1870-1905) Tapestry 1901


Victor Elpidiforovich Borisov-Musatov (Russian artist, 1870 - 1905) was known for his unique Post-Impressionistic style which mixed symbolism, pure decorative style, and realism. Together with Mikhail Vrubel he is often referred to as the creator of Russian Symbolism style.


Victor Borisov-Musatov (Russian artist, 1870-1905) A Lady in a Blue Dress 1905


Victor Borisov-Musatov (Russian artist, 1870-1905) Two Ladies A Study for Harmony 1899-1900


Victor Borisov-Musatov (Russian artist, 1870-1905) A Girl in the Sunlight Study 1897


Victor Borisov-Musatov (Russian artist, 1870-1905) A Spring Sun


Victor Borisov-Musatov (Russian artist, 1870-1905) Woman with a Shawl


Victor Borisov-Musatov (Russian artist, 1870-1905) A Walk at Sunset 1903


Victor Borisov-Musatov (Russian artist, 1870-1905) A Lady in Blue 1902


Victor Borisov-Musatov (Russian artist, 1870-1905) Autumn Mood 1899


Victor Borisov-Musatov (Russian artist, 1870-1905) A Lady


Victor Borisov-Musatov (Russian artist, 1870-1905) Flowers in May 1894


Victor Borisov-Musatov (Russian artist, 1870-1905) Self Portrait with Sister 1898


Victor Borisov-Musatov (Russian artist, 1870-1905) Silence 1900


Victor Borisov-Musatov (Russian artist, 1870-1905) Harmony 1899-1900


Victor Borisov-Musatov (Russian artist, 1870-1905) The Reservoir 1902


Victor Borisov-Musatov (Russian artist, 1870-1905) On the Terrace 1903


Victor Borisov-Musatov (Russian artist, 1870-1905)


Victor Borisov-Musatov (Russian artist, 1870-1905) Light at Sunset 1904


Victor Borisov-Musatov (Russian artist, 1870-1905) Autumn Mood 1901


Victor Borisov-Musatov (Russian artist, 1870-1905) Sketch for a Tapestry Panel Spring Tale 1904-5


Victor Borisov-Musatov (Russian artist, 1870-1905) In the Park. 1901-1903.


Victor Borisov-Musatov (Russian artist, 1870-1905) Sketch for a Tapestry Panel Summer Melody 1904-5


Victor Borisov-Musatov (Russian artist, 1870-1905) Portrait of a Lady. 1902.


Victor Borisov-Musatov (Russian artist, 1870-1905) Sketch for a Tapestry Panel Autumn Evening 1904-5


Victor Borisov-Musatov (Russian artist, 1870-1905) Young Girl on the Balcony. 1900.


Victor Borisov-Musatov (Russian artist, 1870-1905) Requiem 1905


Victor Borisov-Musatov (Russian artist, 1870-1905) Young Girl with a Necklace. Study. 1904


Victor Borisov-Musatov (Russian artist, 1870-1905) The Emerald Necklace 1903-4