Portrait of Lydia Kuznetsova (1901) by Ilya Repin

Portrait of Lydia Kuznetsova - Ilya Repin - 1901

Artwork Information

TitlePortrait of Lydia Kuznetsova
ArtistIlya Repin
Dimensions117 x 64 cm
Art MovementRealism
Current LocationPrivate Collection

About Portrait of Lydia Kuznetsova

The artwork “Portrait of Lydia Kuznetsova” is an oil on canvas painting by the renowned artist Ilya Repin, created in 1901. This piece is a fine example of the Realism art movement, which sought to represent subjects truthfully, without artificiality. The dimensions of the portrait are 117 cm by 64 cm. It is categorized as a portrait and captures the likeness of Lydia Kuznetsova in an engaging manner. Currently, the painting is housed within a private collection, indicating that it is under the ownership of an individual or an entity that is not accessible to the general public for viewing.

The artwork presents a compelling depiction of Lydia Kuznetsova, standing in a confident and elegant pose. She is dressed in an ornate costume with a vivid yellow tone, adorned with floral patterns and complemented by dark, spotted fabric that suggests a luxurious texture. The subject’s attire is accentuated by bold, yellow accents at her waist and on her sleeves, as well as the presence of delicate lily flowers positioned in her hair. Kuznetsova’s gaze is direct and poised, engaging the viewer with an air of aristocratic grace. This portrait not only reflects the sitter’s physical appearance but also suggests an insight into her character, standing as a testament to Repin’s mastery in capturing the essence of his subjects.

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