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..


Friday, August 22, 2014

Off to Russia - Winter Shawls & Summer Tea by Boris Kustodiev 1878-1927



Boris Mikhaylovich Kustodiev (Бори́с Миха́йлович Кусто́диев) (Russian artist, 1878-1927) 1920 Merchant's Wife

Boris Kustodiev was born in Astrakhan into the family of a professor of philosophy, literature, & logic at the local theological seminary.  Between 1893 & 1896, Boris took private art lessons in Astrakhan from Pavel Vlasov.  From 1896 to 1903, he attended Ilya Repin’s studio at the Academy of Arts in St. Peterburg, while taking classes in sculpture under Dmitry Stelletsky & in etching under Vasily Mathé.  In 1904, he attended the private studio of René Ménard in Paris. In 1904, he traveled to Spain; in 1907, to Italy; & in 1909, to Austria, France, Germany, & again Italy. In 1909, Kustodiev developed the initial symptoms of an illness; that in 1916, paralyzed the lower part of his body, confining him to his studio, where he continued to paint, relying on memories from his boyhood & youth & on his imagination.


Boris Mikhaylovich Kustodiev (Бори́с Миха́йлович Кусто́диев) (Russian artist, 1878-1927) 1920 Merchant's Wife on Balcony



Boris Mikhaylovich Kustodiev (Бори́с Миха́йлович Кусто́диев) (Russian artist, 1878-1927) Merchant's Wife Drinking Tea



Boris Mikhaylovich Kustodiev (Бори́с Миха́йлович Кусто́диев) (Russian artist, 1878-1927)  Christovanie Easter Greeting. 1916



Boris Mikhaylovich Kustodiev (Бори́с Миха́йлович Кусто́диев) (Russian artist, 1878-1927) A Merchant Wife at Tea



 Boris Mikhaylovich Kustodiev (Бори́с Миха́йлович Кусто́диев) (Russian artist, 1878-1927) A Merchant Wife 1915



Boris Mikhaylovich Kustodiev (Бори́с Миха́йлович Кусто́диев) (Russian artist, 1878-1927) A Merchant's Wife



Boris Mikhaylovich Kustodiev (Бори́с Миха́йлович Кусто́диев) (Russian artist, 1878-1927) Merchant Wife with a Mirror 1920



 Boris Mikhaylovich Kustodiev (Бори́с Миха́йлович Кусто́диев) (Russian artist, 1878-1927) Merchant Wife with Purchases 1920



 Boris Mikhaylovich Kustodiev (Бори́с Миха́йлович Кусто́диев) (Russian artist, 1878-1927) Masha, the daughter of merchant



 Boris Mikhaylovich Kustodiev (Бори́с Миха́йлович Кусто́диев) (Russian artist, 1878-1927) Portrait of a Woman



 Boris Mikhaylovich Kustodiev (Бори́с Миха́йлович Кусто́диев) (Russian artist, 1878-1927) R I Notgaft 1909



 Boris Mikhaylovich Kustodiev (Бори́с Миха́йлович Кусто́диев) (Russian artist, 1878-1927) Merchant Wives 1912



Boris Mikhaylovich Kustodiev (Бори́с Миха́йлович Кусто́диев) (Russian artist, 1878-1927) Portrait of Yu Kustodieva 1920


Boris Mikhaylovich Kustodiev (Бори́с Миха́йлович Кусто́диев) (Russian artist, 1878-1927) The Artist's Wife 1909



Boris Mikhaylovich Kustodiev (Бори́с Миха́йлович Кусто́диев) (Russian artist, 1878-1927) Portrait of the Artist



Thursday, July 31, 2014

Fashion! - European 18C Turquerie wraps with a variety of fur trims & attitudes!



1720 Nicolas de Largillière (French artist, 1656-1746) Lady as a sultana



 1727 Andreas Moeller (1684-1762) Young Maria Theresia



 1742 Portrait of Theodore Elizabeth Catherine, Baroness de Besenval, married, in 1733, to Charles Louis Guillaume, Marquis de Broglie



 1743 Jacques-André-Joseph Aved (1702-1766) Portrait of a lady in Turkish dress



1750 Jean-Baptiste Greuze (French artist, 1725-1805) Marquise de Chauvelin



1754 Martin van Meytens (Swedish artist, 1695-1770) Maria Thersia



1755 Francis Cotes (English Painter, 1726-1770) Mary Radclyffe



 1756 Francis Cotes (English Painter, 1726-1770) Rhoda Delaval (1725–1757), Lady Astley



1759 Martin van Meytens (Swedish artist, 1695-1770) Maria Theresa of Austria



 1760 Heinrich Carl Brandt (Austiran artist, )Elizabeth Augusta von der Pfaltz



 1762 François-Hubert Drouais (French artist, 1727-1775)  Mlle de Romans en turque



 1770 Joshua Reynolds (English artist, 1723–1792) Emily, Duchess of Leinster



 1770-1 Joshua Reynolds (English artist, 1723–1792) Mrs Trecothick in Turkish Dress



1770s Countess Palatine Elisabeth Auguste of Sulzbach (1721-1794)



 1772 Francis Cotes (English Painter, 1726-1770) Elizabeth Myddleton



1772 Princess Louise of Denmark dressed for a Masquerade in Turkish dress



 1774-6 Joshua Reynolds (English artist, 1723–1792) Mrs Richard Paul Jodrell



1780 Maria Anna Angelica Katharina Kauffman (Swiss-Austrian artist, 1741-1807) Portrait of Mary Walsh Mrs Clavering



1790 Jean-Baptiste Greuze (French artist, 1725-1805)  Portrait of Mademoiselle Guimard



 Carle Charles-André van Loo  (French Painter, 1705-1765) Portrait of a lady



Francis Cotes (English Painter, 1726-1770) Catherine Fleming (d.1786), Lady Leicester



George Knapton (English artist, 1698–1778) Lady Mary Montagu



 Jean-Baptiste Le Prince (French Painter, 1734-1781) Lady in Turkish Dress



 Jean-Baptiste Le Prince (French Painter, 1734-1781) Young woman in Turkish costume



 Lady Mary Wortley Montagu



Workshop of Martin van Meytens (Swedish artist, 1695-1770) Maria Theresia