Orest Kiprensky – Russian painter.
Portrait of Alexander Pushkin (1827).
|Type||Pictorial Post card|
|Artist||Orest Adamovich Kiprensky (24 March [O.S. 13 March] 1782-17 October [O.S. 5 October] 1836) was a leading Russian portraitist in the Age of Romanticism. His most familiar work is probably his portrait of Alexander Pushkin (1827), which prompted the poet to remark that “the mirror flatters me”.|
|Approx. Size||5.8X4.1 inches (15X10.5 cm)|
|Published by||IZOGIZ Publisher, Moscow, 1959|