Tag Archives: Russia

1880: Midday

Vladimir Orlovsky: Midday (1880)

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1935: Fixing her Hair

Serge Sudeikin: Fixing her Hair (Ruby Elzy in “Porgy and Bess,” 1935) (1935) (listen)

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1917: Meet the New Boss

     “A portrait of Tsar Nicholas II was discovered during the restoration of a full-size painting of the 1917 October Revolution leader Vladimir Lenin. The image was ‘hidden’ for the last 90 years beneath water-soluble paint on the back of … Continue reading

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1935: Waves

Constantin Westchiloff: Rolling Waves. The painting is undated; Westchiloff immigrated to the United States in 1935 and lived in New York City

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1869: Ayu Dag

Ivan Konstantinovich Aivazovsky: View of the Ayu Dag (1869)

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1901: More Crows

Nicholas Roerich: The Crows (1901)

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2009: Firey

Sergei Isupov: Firey (2009) (source)

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