Category Archives: Artists

Vladimir Stozharov

Soviet-era painter of the Russian North

I’ve missed Russia – and my blog

To get myself in the mood for writing again, I’m remembering my most recent trip to Russia

Abundant Autumn

This Russian painting evokes the season

Serov’s grave

A moving story, in more ways than one

Valentin Serov and Domotkanovo

A place of inspiration for a celebrated artist

Zinaida Serebryakova

A wonderful painter, particularly of women and children

Christmas Decorations

Lighting up Moscow and London for the festive season

Portrait of an unknown woman

with and without cat

The Astronomical Clock of Olomouc

A reminder of Socialist Czechoslovakia

More Easter paintings from Russia …

A popular subject