Konstantin Konstantinovich Kuznetsov - Russian Riders Scene- Oil painting
oil painting on canvas -Signed
frame size 37 x 30"
canvas size 32 x 26"
(1895 - 1980)
Konstantin Konstantinovich Kuznetsov was active/lived in Russian Federation. He is known for paintings
Konstantin Kuznetsov was born in 1895 in St. Petersburg and became a very well known illustrator in the Soviet Union.
As of 1944 he was in a prisoner of war camp in Yugoslavia, and after the war would later live in Munich before emigrating for the United States ,
where he would continue his career as an illustration artist..Konstantin Konstantinovich Kuznetsov arrived in Los Angeles from Russia in 1948.
His illustrations and paintings, influenced by Ilya Repin’s historical paintings and Belinin’s fairy-tale folk style, quickly found favor with the Russian community
In the 1950s, Kuznetsov met the Russian-born Sonia Colefax, who was quickly captivated by his style of painting, particularly his detailed, idealized works of Russia's past.
Colefax eventually commissioned and purchased 56 of Kuznetsov's works, including the present lot and the next.
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