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Gallery Russia Selected Works


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Upcoming Exhibitions Page 4 - 11

Comtemporary Painters I Page 12 - 21

Soviet Master Works Page 22 - 40

Contemporary Painter II

(cover painting) Polina Kuznetsova • Portrait • 37 1/2" x 31 3/8" • oil (this page, top to bottom) Elena Prudnikova • On the Hayloft • 23 5/8" x 27 1/2" • oil Pavel Onischenko • First Snow in the Mountains • 27 1/2" x 39 1/4" • oil Julia Koscovo • Rooftops • 24" x 31 1/2" • oil Nadia Kozinina • Northern Bridge • 23 1/2" x 35" • oil


2012 winter Exhibitions

kevin Beilfuss January 26 - March 1 Opening Night Artist Reception: Thursday, January 26, 7 - 9pm 12 + New Figurative Paintings – Artist Present Show will be hosted at Gallery Russia

regina Lyubovnya February 16 - March 1 Opening Night Artist Reception: Thursday, February 16, 7 - 9pm 12 + New Still Life Paintings – Artist Present Show will be hosted at Gallery Russia

larisa Aukon March 1 - March 21 Opening Night Artist Reception: Thursday, March 1, 7 - 9pm 20 + New Works – Artist Present Show will be hosted at Paul Scott Gallery www.paulscottgallery.com

marci Oleszkiewicz March 8 - March 29 Opening Night Artist Reception: Thursday, March 8, 7 - 9pm 12 + New Figurative Works – Artist Present Show will be hosted at Gallery Russia

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sergei Skripitsyn

(clockwise from top left) Roses • 47 1/4" x 39 3/8" • oil Sevastopol Evening • 26 5/8" x 27 1/2" • oil Balaklava • 27 1/2" x 35 3/8" • oil Pomegranate • 9 7/8" x 15 3/4" • oil

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aleksandr Britsev

(clockwise from top left) New Moon • 17 3/4" x 10" • oil Summer Evening • 11 5/8" x 27 1/2" • oil Setting Sun • 12" x 25 1/2" • oil Klara in the Sun • 15 1/8" x 13 5/8" • oil Nellie • 31 1/2" x 39" • oil

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victoria kalaichi

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(left page) Dreaming • 47" x 35" • oil (right page, clockwise from top left) Fairy Tale Mountain • 15 1/2" x 23 1/2" • oil Old Quince • 39 3/8" x 27 1/2" • oil On the Window Sill • 39 3/8" x 35 1/2" • oil Hot • 19 1/2" x 23 1/2" • oil Old Post Office • 13 3/4" x 19 3/4" • oil

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daniil Volkov

(clockwise from top left) Evening • 4" x 7 3/4" • oil Street Cafe • 11 3/4" x 7 7/8" • oil Yalta Port • 4" x 7 3/4" • oil Ashore • 7 7/8" x 11 3/4" • oil Night Port • 7 3/4" x 3 3/4" • oil

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olga Grigoryeva-Klimova

(clockwise from top left) Mother and Son • 35 3/8" x 25 1/2" • oil Sasha • 19 5/8" x 15 5/8" • oil Sleeping • 22 3/4" x 27 5/8" • oil

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valery Shmatko

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(left page, clockwise from top left) Evening in October • 27 1/2" x 31 3/8" • oil Jerusalem, Dome of the Rock • 13 5/8" x 23 5/8" • oil Sunny Day in Bukovelye • 27 1/2" x 31 1/2" • oil May Morning, Edge of the Village • 19 5/8" x 39 1/4" • oil (right page, top to bottom) Monastery in Zagorsk • 19 1/2" x 27 3/8" • oil Tatariv February • 15 3/4" x 31 1/2" • oil

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Master Works of the Soviet Era Nikolai Fechin 1881 - 1955

Fechin is one of the most celebrated painters in Russian history as well as in American art history in the 20th Century. His works are in all major Russian museums as well as in various museums in the U.S. and throughout the world.

Vladimir Gavrilov 1923 - 1970

Gavrilov was a 1951 graduate of the Surikov Institute in Moscow from the studio of Sergei Gerasimov. In the 1950's, he became one of the founders of Soviet Impressionism. He has paintings in all major Russian museums including “Fresh Day” (1958) which is in the permanent collection of Moscow’s Tretyakov Gallery. In 1975, in his memory, the Academy of Fine Arts in Moscow and Leningrad hosted a solo exhibition of Gavrilov’s works. In 1971, posthumously, he was awarded an I.E. Repin State Prize.

(top to bottom) Nikolai Fechin • Lakeside Birch Trees • 8 3/8" x 13 7/8" • oil and oil pastel on paper • signed in cyrillic Vladimir Gavrilov • Winter Alley • 16" x 11" • oil on canvas • signed 1960


Dmitri Belyaev 1921 - 2008

Belyaev was a 1952 graduate of Leningrad’s Repin Institute where he studied under Boris Ioganson. He was a major artist in Leningrad/St. Petersburg after 1950. Works are in such museums and collections as the Russian Ministry of Culture, Penza Art Museum, Smolensk Art Museum, Krasnodar Art Museum and Barnaul Art Museum. “October” is featured in the 2002 book published in Russia, Dmitri Vasilevich Belyaev.

Nikolai G. Lomakin 1928

Lomakin was born in St. Petersburg, Russia. He was a member of the St. Petersburg Union of Artists and participated in many group exhibitions including the “All Union Art Exhibition” in Moscow in 1955 and the “Soviet Russia” exhibition in Moscow in 1960. He is not related to fellow painter, Oleg Lomakin.

Sergei Tkachev 1922

Along with his brother Aleksei, Tkachev was one of the most important Soviet Era painters in history as well as a major figure in Russian art today.

(top to bottom) Dmitri Belyaev 3/4" x 35" • oil on board • signed 1975 Nikolai G. Lomakin • Girls in the Snow • 43" x 63" • oil on canvas • signed 1960 Sergei Tkachev • Digging Potatoes • 20" x 30 3/8" • oil on board • signed 1970 • September • 22

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He is both an Honored Artist and People’s Artist of the Russian Federation, was a People’s Artist of the USSR and a member of the Russian Academy of Arts. During the Soviet Era, he served as the Chairman of the Artists’ Union of the Russian Federation and was a Gold Medal recipient of the USSR Academy of Arts. His works have been exhibited at all major Russian museums and are in the permanent collections as well.


Master Works of the Soviet Era Nikolai Terpsikhorov 1890 - 1970

Terpsikhorov was an important “first generation” Soviet painter. He was a founding member of the AKHR/R in 1922 (the predecessor to the Soviet artists’ unions.) He exhibited in all major Russian exhibitions from the 1920’s to the 1950’s. His works are in major Russian museums including the Tretyakov Gallery in Moscow (“The First Slogan,” 1924.)

Anatoli Nikich 1918 - 1994

Nikich was a graduate of the Moscow Art Institute in 1942. He was a participant in all major Russian exhibitions during his career. He specialized in thematic works and still lifes. His painting “War Correspondents” (1965) is in the permanent collection of the Tretyakov Gallery in Moscow. Nikich served as the Secretary of the Union of Artists of the USSR during the 1987 Glasnost-era exhibition of Soviet Art at the Chicago Art Fair.

(top to bottom) Nikolai Terpsikhorov • Manifestation (artist variant) • 38" x 47 1/4" • oil on canvas • signed Anatoli Nikich • Still Life • 39" x 59" • oil on canvas • signed 1960

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Vladimir Stozharov 1926 - 1973

Stozharov was one of the most important painters of the Soviet Era. He was both an Honored Artist and People’s Artist of Russia as well as a People’s Artist of the USSR. He was a member of the USSR Academy of Arts and a 1968 Repin Prize Winner. His paintings are in the permanent collections of all major museums in the former Soviet Union as well as in countless private collections throughout the world.

Boris Lavrenko 1920 - 2009

Lavrenko was both an Honored Artist and a People’s Artist of the Russian Federation. He was a graduate of and a long time professor at the Repin Institute in St. Petersburg. His works are in numerous museums in the former Soviet Union including the Russian State Museum in St. Petersburg and the Tretyakov Gallery in Moscow.

(top to bottom) Vladimir Stozharov • Quiet Nook • 11" x 8" • oil on board • signed on reverse 1975 Boris Lavrenko • Girl in Fur Hat • 29" x 23" • oil on canvas • signed 1967

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Master Works of the Soviet Era

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(left page, clockwise from top left) Zinovi Popov • The City is Growing • 14" x 19 3/4" • oil on board • signed on reverse 1970's Vladimir Shpakovsky • Old Truck • 8 1/4" x 11 1/4" • oil on board • signed 2006 Harijs Veldre • Autumn • 27 3/4" x 31 1/2" • oil on canvas • signed 1960's Anatolio Sokoloff • Buenos Aires Harbor • 3 1/2" x 13 1/2" • gouache on board • signed Yuri Vnodchenko • The Wheat has been Harvested • 7" x 10 3/4" • oil on board • signed on reverse 2002 (right page, clockwise from top left) Mikhail Tkachev • First Snow • 19 1/2" x 14 5/8" • oil on board • signed 1977 Aleksandr Balabaev • Three Workers • 6 " x 7 3/8" • oil on board • signed on reverse 1965 Aleksandr Balabaev • Morning on the Dock • 6 " x 7 3/8" • oil on board • signed on reverse 1965 Kseniya Uspenskaya • Lenin Square • 11 1/2 " x 19 1/2" • oil on board • signed on reverse 1969

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The Vladimir Landscape School Valery Kokurin 1930

Kokurin was one of the three founding members of the Vladimir School and, as such, one of its most important legacies today. In 1949, he graduated from the art studio of the House of Folk Art in Vladimir under the guidance of Professor N.P. Sychev. He has been a member of the Union of Artists of the USSR (now of the Russian Federation) since 1960 and has been an Honored Artist of the Russian Federation since 1982. His works are in several major Russian museums.

Nina Sergeevna Lugovskaya 1918 – 1993

Lugovskaya’s formal art education ended in 1939 in the studio of V.G. Serpukhovya. She participated in numerous art exhibitions throughout her long career including in the “Soviet Russia Exhibition” in Moscow in 1960. She was married to fellow Vladimir School painter, Viktor Templin, who spent five years in a labor camp for his “Western” painting style. After her death, it was discovered that Lu g o v s k a y a h ad written a personal diary of being a young woman during the Stalinist purges in Moscow. The diary had been unseen in KGB files for over 60 years. It was published posthumously. She is often referred to as the Anne Frank of the Soviet Union.

(top to bottom) Valery Kokurin • Autumn in the Fields • 17 1/4" x 25" • oil on canvas on board • signed Nina Lugovskaya • Hot Summer • 17" x 22 1/2" • oil on board • signed 1970's

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Nikolai Modorov 1927 – 1989

Modorov was a very important figure in the Vladimir School. He was a graduate of the Mukhina Applied Arts Higher School in Leningrad. He was a member of the Artists’ Union of the USSR and participated in most important Russian and All-Union exhibitions during his lifetime. “Red Cranes” is a study for one of his wellknown works of the same name. As are all Vladimir School paintings, Modorov’s works are in high demand today in Russia and throughout the world. This painting is from a private collection.

Vladimir Yukin

1920 – 2000 People’s Artist of Russia (1995) and a founding member of the artist association called the Vladimir Landscape Painting School. Yukin studied at the Ivanovo Art College from 1936 to 1940 and the L’vov Art Institute from 1947 to 1948. He joined the Artists’ Union of the USSR in 1950 and participated in most of the big exhibitions of the second half of the twentieth century. Works by Vladimir Yukin are in a number of museums and private collections in Russia and all over the world.

(top to bottom) Nikolai Modorov • Red Cranes • 19" x 27 1/2" • oil on board • signed 1969 Vladimir Yukin • Monastery • 19 1/4" x 23 5/8" • oil on board • signed on reverse 1975 Valery Kokurin • Grazing • 9 3/4" x 13 1/2" • oil on canvas on board • signed

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The Vladimir Landscape School Konstantin Maksimov 1913 - 1993

Maksimov was a prominent socialist realist painter in Moscow after 1940. He is, perhaps, best known for introducing China to the socialist realism style of painting. From 1954 to 1957, at the request of the Chinese government, Maksimov lived in China and taught master classes to the most promising Chinese painters. As such, he is both widely collected in Russia and China today. His works are in all major Russian museums including the Tretyakov Gallery in Moscow, the State Russian Museum in St. Petersburg and the Odessa Art Museum as well as in several Chinese state museums.

Sergei Bongart 1918 - 1985

Bongart was a 1939 graduate of the Kiev Art Academy. He escaped from war-torn Kiev in 1943 and eventually made it to the U.S. in 1948. Bongart became a well-known painter in the U.S. winning many national awards and becoming an esteemed teacher. As an artist, Bongart became known for his vital and creative paintings, and his art appeared in countless exhibitions around the US and abroad, including the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York; the National Academy of Design, New York; the Museum of Russian Art, Kiev; and the Museum of Ukrainian Art, Kiev.

(top to bottom) Konstantin Maksimov • Winter Village • 29" x 36" • oil on canvas • signed Sergei Bongart • Watermelon in Basket • 24" x 30" • oil on canvas • signed 1954

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Boris Fedorov 1922 - 1984

Fedorov was a graduate of the Repin Institute in St. Petersburg. He was the only artist who took part in the assault on the Reichstag in Berlin in May of 1945, sketching from nature the moment when the Soviet flag was run up over the building. He was best known for military related works. His works are in the Tretyakov Gallery in Moscow, the State Russian Museum in St. Petersburg and in the Central Museum of the Armed Forces in Moscow. “Blockade” depicts an everyday scene of life during the Nazi Seige of Leningrad.

Tatyana Kopnina 1922 - 2009

Kopnina was a graduate of the Repin Institute in St. Petersburg in 1950. Beginning in 1949, she participated in most Russian and All-Union exhibitions throughout her life. She was a member of Leningrad (now St. Petersburg’s) Union of Artists since 1950. She was a recipient of a one-person show in 1985. She was best known for painting figurative work of children. Since 1960, for over 30 years, she taught painting and drawing at the Secondary Art School (now the Artistic Lyceum named after Boris Ioganson of the Russian Academy of Arts) in St. Petersburg. The painting “Girls” is pictured in Vern Swanson’s 2008 book Soviet Impressionist Painting.

(top to bottom) Boris Fedorov • Blockade • 21 1/4" x 29" • oil on canvas • signed c1950 Tatyana Kopnina • Just Girls • 54 1/2" x 67 5/8" • oil on canvas • signed 1960

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polina Kuznetsova

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(left page) Sunflowers and Apples • 35" x 27 1/2" • oil (right page, clockwise from top left) Masha • 35 12" x 27 1/2" • oil At the Beach • 35 1/4" x 31 1/4" • oil Still Life with Kettle • 27 1/4" x 19 5/8" • oil Field • 35 3/8" x 43" • oil Decorative Eggs • 39 1/8" x 27 3/8" • oil

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marci

Oleszkiewicz

(clockwise from top left) Mama's Little Girl • 36" x 18" • oil Blue • 12" x 12" • oil Bearded Man • 20" x 16" • oil

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irina Novikova

(clockwise from top left) Rooftops, Old City • 47" x 31 1/4" • oil Summer Day • 39 1/4" x 47" • oil Marsh • 13 3/4" x 19 3/4" • oil

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yana

Golubyatnikova

(clockwise from top left) Ariana • 15 5/8" x 15 5/8" • oil Berries with White Pitcher • 13 3/4" x 19 5/8" • oil Elena • 21 1/2" x 27 1/2" • oil Girl in a Red Hat • 15 5/8" x 19 5/8" • oil Girl • 15 3/4" x 15 3/4" • oil

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artem Tolstukhin

(clockwise from top left) Coliseum • 14 1/2" x 18 1/2" • oil Smile of Giaconda • 19 1/2" x 14 1/4" • oil Gondoliers Sitting • 8 7/8" x 17 7/8" • oil Symphony of Roofs • 37 1/4" x 39 1/4" • oil Calm • 39 1/4" x 39 1/4" • oil

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sergei

Kovalenko

(clockwise from top left) Purple Mountains • 8 5/8" x 13 3/4" • oil Natasha in the Park • 31 1/2" x 25 1/2" • oil Cypress Trees in Autumn • 23 3/8" x 19 3/8" • oil Hamster Mountain • 12 1/2" x 18" • oil Birches, Edge of the Forest • 13" x 19 1/2" • oil

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(clockwise from top left) Cabins • 8" x 13 5/8" • oil Chimney Smoke • 8 1/8" x 13 5/8" • oil Tiflis • 14 1/2" x 15 1/8" • oil Spring Study • 7 3/4" x 14" • oil Spring • 11 1/8" x 13 1/2" • oil Evening • 7 1/4" x 14" • oil

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elena Vilchukova

(clockwise from top left) Boys Eating Watermelon • 31 1/4" x 35 1/4" • oil Smiling Sailor • 39 1/4" x 23 1/2" • oil Listen, Work, Rest • 35" x 55" • oil

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ruslan Ivashenko

(clockwise from top left) Friends • 31 1/2" x 24 1/8" • oil Last Cottage • 23 5/8" x 31 5/8" • oil Winter Study • 18 1/2" x 29 1/2" • oil Laundry • 31 1/2" x 77 1/4" • oil

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denis

Sarazhin

(clockwise from top left) Pear Garden • 45 1/4" x 31 1/2" • oil Evening in Staroselye • 15 3/4" x 31 3/8" • oil After the Hay Harvest • 15 1/2" x 31" • oil Spring Rain • 7 3/8" x 19 5/8" • oil Crimean Street • 15 5/8" x 31 3/8" • oil Yard in Carpathia • 15 5/8" x 31 1/4" • oil

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(clockwise from top left) In Carpathia • 31 1/4" x 35" • oil Rainy • 12 1/4" x 19 5/8" • oil Street, Old Pub • 14 1/2" x 18 3/8" • oil

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denis

Sarazhin

Aromatic Autumn • 39 3/8" x 35 1/2" • oil

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irina Krivtsova

(clockwise from top left) Silent Evening • 8 1/8" x 10" • oil Boats in Balaklava • 10 1/8" x 14" • oil Clouds over a Village • 8" x 12" • oil Last Light • 12" x 15 3/4" • oil

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dmitri

Podobedov

Nude • 27 3/8" x 19 1/2" • oil

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artem Rogovoi

(top to bottom) Pumpkin Harvest • 26" x 47 1/4" • oil Roomates • 18" x 29 3/4" • oil

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ivan Vityuk

(left page, clockwise from top left) Venice • 8" x 10" • oil Ogni Nevskogo Prospekt • 15 5/8" x 7 3/4" • oil Winter Evening • 8 3/8" x 10" • oil (right page, clockwise from top left) Country Chores • 9 7/8" x 5 5/8" • oil Girl in Shawl • 8 3/4" x 5 7/8" • oil Sunny • 9 7/8" x 11 7/8" • oil

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Dmitri Belyaev • Feeding the Chickens • 25" x 28" • oil on canvas • signed 1970's (biographical information on page 13)

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