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Horsewoman (painting)

Horsewoman
ArtistRudolf R. Frentz
Year1925
MediumOil on canvas
Dimensions89 cm × 89 cm (35 in × 35 in)
Locationprivate collection,
Russia

Horsewoman is a painting by Russian painter Rudolf Frentz (Russian: Рудольф Рудольфович Френц) (1888-1956). The picture is a portrait of an equestrian of the artist's wife Catherine Anisimovna Stulovskaya (née Frentz).

History

Painted about 1925, the portrait represents a young woman astride on a horse in a suit for riding. In a picturesque and composition relation a portrait exudes between works of artist of 1920th and does not have analogues in collections of the largest Russian Art museums. A portrait is an extraordinarily rare for the soviet painting genre of woman's equestrian portrait.

Horsewoman was first showed on the personal exhibition of Rudolf Frentz in 1928 in Leningrad.[1] In 1970 after a long interruption a portrait was again demonstrated in Leningrad on the exhibition of works of Rudolf Frentz in the Leningrad Union of Artists.[2] In 2007 the painting «Horsewoman» was reproduced and described among 350 art works by Leningrad artists in the book «Unknown Socialist Realism. The Leningrad School»,[3] published in Russian and English.

See also

References

  1. ^ Выставка художника Р. Р. Френца. Апрель-май. Каталог. Л., Община художников, 1928.
  2. ^ Рудольф Рудольфович Френц. Каталог выставки. Л., Художник РСФСР, 1970. С.10.
  3. ^ Sergei V. Ivanov. Unknown Socialist Realism. The Leningrad School.- Saint Petersburg: NP-Print Edition, 2007. – P.10, 342, 346, 352-353, 372. ISBN 5-901724-21-6, ISBN 978-5-901724-21-7.

Sources

  • Выставка художника Р. Р. Френца. Апрель-май. Каталог. Л., Община художников, 1928.
  • Рудольф Рудольфович Френц. Каталог выставки. Л., Художник РСФСР, 1970. С.10.
  • Изобразительное искусство Ленинграда. Каталог выставки. Л., Художник РСФСР, 1976. С.33.
  • Рудольф Френц. СПб., Государственный Русский музей, 2005. ISBN 5-93332-186-9.
  • Sergei Ivanov. Unknown socialist realism. The Leningrad school. Saint-Petersburg, NP—Print, 2007. P.10, 342, 346, 352–353, 372.
  • Alexandra Demberger. Damen hoch zu Ross: Vom königlichen Herrscherportrait zum bürgerlichen Adelsportrait. Regensburg, Verlag Friedrich Pustet, 2018.
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