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In Love. 1905

Somov Konstantin,
Overglaze paintwork on porcelain
14 х 20 х 13

State Russian Museum

Пост. в 1930-е (источник поступления не установлен)


Imperial Porcelain Factory.
Konstantin Somov first showed In Love at the World of Art exhibition of 1906. The ironic interpretation of the love scene and the costumes and subject types liken this porcelain group to the artist’s circle of paintings and drawings on analogous themes.

Author's Biography

Somov Konstantin

Somov, Konstantin Andreyevich
1869, St Petersburg - 1939, Paris
Painter, graphic artist. Studied at Ilya Repin''s studio (from 1894) at the Imperial Academy of Arts (1888-97) and the Academic de Filippo Colarossi in Paris (1898). Academician (1914). Member of the Munich and Berlin Sezessions (1898), World of Art (1899), Union of Russian Artists (1903) and the Salon d''Automne (1906). Contributed to the exhibitions of the Society of Russian Water-colourists (1894-95), Exhibition of Russian and Finnish Artists (1898) and Sezession in Munich (1898, 1899)and Berlin (1898). Lived in Paris (from 1925).

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