Tag: Russian

Leon Trotsky

(1879–1940) Lev Davidovich Bronshtein Trotsky in Art: Kahlo, Frida (1907-1954) Autorretrato dedicado a León Trotsky (Self-Portrait Dedicated to Leon Trotsky) 1937 Oil on masonite 76 x 60.96 cm National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington   Born November 7 1879 Yanovka,…

Lila Kedrova

(1918–2000) Filmography as Actress:   Zorba the Greek 1964 Director: Michael Cacoyannis Starring: Anthony Quinn, Alan Bates     Torn Curtain 1966 Director: Alfred Hitchcock Starring: Paul Newman, Julie Andrews     Born October 9 1918 Saint Petersburg (Russia) Died February 16 2000…

Marc Chagall

(1887–1985) Moishe Zakharovich Shagalov   Works:   Moi et le village (I and the Village) 1911 Oil on canvas, 192.1 x 151.4 cm Museum of Modern Art, New York     Le Violiniste (The Fiddler) 1912 Oil on linen table-cloth, 188…

Leo Tolstoy

(1828–1910) Count Lev Nikolayevich Tolstoy   Works: • A Confession (1879–1880) ◊ Ma confession (French) • A Critical Essay on Shakespeare (1906) • A Letter to a Hindu (1908) • A Russian Proprietor, and Other Stories (1852–1859) • Anna Karenina (1873–1877) ◊ Anna Karenina (Dutch)…

Fyodor Dostoyevsky

(1821–1881) Fyodor Mikhailovich Dostoyevsky   Works: • Crime and Punishment (1866) • Notes from the Underground (1864) • Poor Folk (1846) ◊ Arme Leute (German) • Short Stories (English) • The Brothers Karamazov (1880) ◊ The Grand Inquisitor (English) ◊ Der Großinquisitor…

Russia

  Cities: • Astapovo • Lev Tolstoy • Moscow • Saint Petersburg • Yasnaya Polyana