28 Works, November 26th. is Zinaida Serebriakova’s day, her art, illustrated with footnotes #243

Zinaida Evgenievna Serebriakova
Portrait of a young girl, Marrakech, c. 1962

Pastel on paper
Private collection

Zinaida Yevgenyevna Serebriakova (30 November] 1884–20 September 1967) was born on the estate of Neskuchnoye near Kharkov (now Ukraine) into one of the most refined and artistic families in the Russian Empire.

Her earliest works, Country Girl (1906, Russian Museum) and Orchard in Bloom (1908, private collection), speak eloquently of her acute awareness of the beauty of the Russian land and its people. These works are études done from nature, and though she was young at the time, her extraordinary talent, confidence and boldness were apparent…

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Author: zaidangallery

I search Art History for Beautiful works that may, or may not, have a secondary or unexpected story to tell. I then write short summaries that grow from my research. Art work is so much more when its secrets are exposed

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