Tag: Russian

Catherine the Great

(1729–1796) born Princess Sophie Friederike Auguste of Anhalt-Zerbst Catherine II, Empress of Russia (1762–1796) Works commissioned by her: Reynolds, Joshua (1723-1792) The Infant Hercules c.1785–1789 Princeton University Art Museum, Princeton   Born May 2 1729 Szczecin (Poland) Died November 17 1796 Saint…

Russian War Prisoner (1916)

Schiele, Egon (1890-1918) Russian War Prisoner 1916 Opaque watercolor, over graphite, on cream wove paper, 43.8 × 30.8 cm Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago

Alexander Pushkin

(1799–1837) Alexander Sergeyevich Pushkin Александр Сергеевич Пушкин Works: • Aatelisrosvo Dubrovskij (Finnish) • Boris Godunov (English) • Eugene Oneguine (English) • Kapteenin tytär (Finnish) • Красавице, которая нюхала табак (Russian) • La fille du capitaine (French) • Laukaus y.m. kertomuksia…

Ivan Turgenev

(1818–1883) Ivan Sergeyevich Turgenev Иван Сергеевич Тургенев Works: • A Desperate Character and Other Stories (English) • A House of Gentlefolk (English) • A Lear of the Steppes (English) • A Nobleman’s Nest (English) • A Reckless Character and Other…

Nikolai Gogol

(1809–1852) Nikolai Vasilyevich Gogol Никола́й Васи́льевич Го́голь Works: • Abende auf dem Gutshof bei Dikanka (German) • Arabesken, Prosaschriften, Rom (German) • Briefwechsel I (German) • Briefwechsel II (German) • Cossack Tales (English) • Dead Souls (English) • Demonien ruhtinatar…

Anton Chekhov

(1860–1904) Anton Pavlovich Chekhov Works: • Avioliittoja (Finnish) • Der Bär (German) • Der persische Orden und andere Grotesken (German) • Ein Heiratsantrag (German) • Eine langweilige Geschichte (German) • Eno Vanja (Finnish) • Ivanoff (English) • Kaksikymmentä (Finnish) •…

Leon Trotsky

(1879–1940) Lev Davidovich Bronshtein Trotsky in Art: Kahlo, Frida (1907-1954) Autorretrato dedicado a León Trotsky 1937 National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington     Trotsky in Film: Frida 2002 Director: Julie Taymor Starring: Salma Hayek, Alfred Molina   Born November 7 1879…

Marie Vorobieff

(1892–1984) Мария Брониславовна Воробьёва-Стебельская Maria Bronislavovna Vorobyova-Stebelskaya Marevna Vorobev-Stebelska The artist’s works: Self Portrait 1931 Private collection Marie Vorobieff in Art: Rivera, Diego (1886-1957) Retrato de Marevna c.1915 Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago   Born February 26 1892 Cheboksary (Russia) Died…

Gala Dalí

(1894–1982) Елéна Ивáновна Дья́конова Elena Ivánovna Diákonova Marquesa de Dalí de Púbol Gala in Art: Ernst, Max (1891-1976) Gala Éluard 1924 Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York     Dalí, Salvador (1904-1989) Apparition d’un visage et d’un compotier sur une plage 1938…

Lyudmila Savelyeva

(1942) Ludmila Mikhaylovna Savelyeva Filmography as Actress: I girasoli 1970 Director: Vittorio De Sica Starring: Sophia Loren, Marcello Mastroianni   Born January 24 1942 Leningrad (USSR) now Saint Petersburg (Russia) Occupation Actress Dancer