Alexander Art Gallery
Pimenov Yuri Ivanovich (1903-1977)
«Portrait of Tatiana Samoilova in the role of Anna Karenina» 1966
Exhibited at the international exhibition Fine Art Salon for Export and Gekkoso Gallery, Tokyo.
This vivid portrait from his series Actors and Their Characters is a superb overlap of the two mediums that most interested him. For a comparable portrait of Samoilova in the role of Anna Karenina, see N.Barabanova, Yury Pimenov, Leningrad, Aurora Art Publishers, 1972, pl.50.
Oil on canvas. 149,8х99,9 cm
Yakovlev Alexander Evgenievich (1900-1962)
«Portrait of Arturo Lopez-Willshaw» 1923
Arturo Lopez- Willshaw (1900-1962), known as Arturito, was the son of Arturo Lopez, a rich Chilean Industrialist who had made his fortune in guano, and his first wife, Sara Willshaw. The Lopez family rose to fame in Parisian society during the inter-war years. Close friends of many Russian emigres including Diaghilev and Stravinsky, they became great patrons of the arts and collected fine art and silverware themselves.
Oil on canvas. 163х111 cm
Repin Ilya Efimovich (1844 - 1930)
«Portait of Kerensky» 1918.
Before 1930 the portrait was in a house-museum of the artist – "Penates". After death of the artist – at the daughter of the artist - T.I.Repina.
The second variant of «Portrait of Kerensky » (1918) is stored in the Museum of the modern political history of Russia (Museum of Revolution).
Oil on linoleum. 116х85 cm.