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Still-life with a Jar of Honey. 1961 Oil on Canvas. 62x46 cm. Signed lower right.

A real poem in colors, full of autumnal reflection. Modest apples and a small jar of honey on the window sill facing grey skies and bare tree branches  behing the window.

Rodova Elena Iliynichna (1903–1988)

The artist belonged to the artists of the generation of  the 1930s which worked  in between two great styles periods: avant-garde of the 1920s  and realism of the 1950s. She studied at VKHUTEMAS–VKHUTEIN under the tutelage of Robert Falk. Rodova was a member of the Union of Artists since its foundation (she was excluded from the Union on a denunciation in 1938 and resumed her membership only in 1958).
Together with her husband artist Mikhail Rankov undertook a number of creative trips to Bukhara and Samarkand (Middle Asia) (1930), to Armenia (1931), together with a group of artists worked on the decoration of Moscow Underground (1934).
Her works are exhibited at the State Tretyakov Gallery, the Museum of Moscow History, the Georgian State Art Museum (Tbilisi), the Kirghyz stan National Art Museum

"Still-life with a Jar of Honey" (1961) by Elena Illinichna Rodova (1903-1988)

  • The painting is an excellent condition, framed into a high quality wooden frame of an elegant  classic design with a silvery finish. Size in a frame  76x61 cm. Comes with the certificate of authenticity from leonid Shishkin Gallery.

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