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Winter. Skating Rink. 1915

Somov Konstantin,
Oil on сanvas
49 x 58

State Russian Museum


Winter. Skating Rink is one of Konstantin Somov’s classical stylisations. The master develops the subject in minute detail, filling the composition with amusing groups and paying close attention to their details and accessories.

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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