Isaac Levitan: Golden Autumn (1895)

Isaac Ilyich Levitan (1860 – 1900) was a classical Russian landscape painter who advanced the genre of the “mood landscape”. Click for Enlarged Detail Slideshow best viewed At Sunnyside   Read More See More Thanks for Visiting 🙂 ~Sunnyside

2Cellos: Moon River

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Nikolai Bogdanov-Belsky: Latgalian Girls (updated)

Latgalian Girls Listening Latgalian Girls belongs to a series of paintings depicting the children of the territory of eastern Latvia which provided great inspiration for the artist following his permanent move to Riga in 1921. These sun-suffused canvases which captured the local peasant children in their native countryside were exhibited to great acclaim at the…

Nikolai Tarkhov: Les Bretonnes

The ‘Moscow Parisian’ “Brittany’s rich heritage and traditional ways of life inspired many of Paris’ best-known artists, from Corot to Monet, Gauguin and Matisse. The advance of Impressionism, in particular, resulted in a surge of interest among artists eager to paint en plein air within reach of the French capital. This important early work by the…

Giuseppe Torelli: Twelve Trumpet Concertos (c.1690)

Giuseppe Torelli (22 April 1658 – 8 February 1709) was an Italian violist, violinist, teacher, and composer of the late Baroque era. Torelli is most remembered for contributing to the development of the instrumental concerto., especially concerti grossi and the solo concerto, for strings and continuo, as well as being the most prolific Baroque composer…

Wassily Kandinsky: Improvisation on Mahogany (1910)

“Kandinsky’s first major breakthrough was his discovery that color, when disassociated from representational concerns, could become the principal subject of a painting. Taking his cue from musical composition, Kandinsky determined that every color corresponded with a particular emotion or “sound.” “Color becomes increasingly crucial. [… They] transport the subject to the sphere of dream and legend….

Nikolai Bogdanov-Belsky: Country Boys (1916)

Bogdanov-Belsky’s Best Bogdanov-Belsky’s pre-revolutionary works include some of his most striking canvases, the scale alone often an indication of his artistic confidence. The present lot is an exceptional example of the qualities that mark out these rare, early paintings – tight brushwork, vivid blues and greens, and an impact that would grow gradually more diffuse…

Nikolai Bogdanov-Belsky: Easter Table

    Click for Enlarged Detail Slideshow best viewed At Sunnyside Nikolai Petrovich Bogdanov-Belsky, (1868-1945), Easter Table, signed in Latin l.l., oil on canvas, 88.5 by 71.5cm., 34¾ by 28in., Source: Sotheby’s Thanks for Visiting 🙂 ~Sunnyside