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September on the Mezen River. 1969–1970

Popkov Viktor,
Oil on canvas
140 x 220

State Russian Museum

Пост. в 1977 через МК РСФСР, Москва


In 1965, Viktor Popkov lived in the Arkhangelsk Region for almost a month at the Mezen River. The austere beauty of this region amazed the artist. The cold of the Russian North and harsh climate of these areas add shades of psychology to his works. Nature and people are merged.

Author's Biography

Popkov Viktor

Popkov, Viktor Efimovich
1932, Mytischi — 1974, Moscow
Painter, graphic artist. Studied at the teacher’s college of art and graphics (1948–1952), studied graphics at the Vasily Surikov Institute of Art in Moscow (1952–1958). Contributed to exhibitions (from 1958).

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