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Oil painting Portrait brother Oleg Litvinov

Oil painting Portrait brother Oleg Litvinov

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Intimate Reflections in Portraiture: "Portrait Brother" by Oleg Arkad'yevich Litvinov

Titled "Portrait Brother," this intimate oil painting on canvas by Oleg Arkad'yevich Litvinov delves into the profound connection and nuanced expressions found within familial relationships. Measuring oil in canvas 52x29 cm (20.47x11.41 inches), the artwork captures the essence of the artist's brother, offering a glimpse into the personal life of the painter through the dignified and contemplative portrayal of his sibling. As an original oil mythology painting piece from our collection, "Portrait Brother" showcases Litvinov's exceptional skill in portrait painting, where the emotional depth and personality of the subject are brought to life with each brushstroke. The use of oil on canvas enriches the textural details of the subject's features and attire, highlighting subtle shifts in light and shadow that reveal more than just physical likeness, but also a glimpse into the subject's soul. The painting's composition and palette convey a serene yet potent atmosphere, suggesting the layers of stories, memories, and experiences shared between the artist and his brother. This piece is not just a portrait but a celebration of fraternal bonds and the deep, often unspoken understanding that defines them. "Portrait Brother" is a significant addition to any art collection, particularly appealing to those who appreciate art that reflects human connections and personal histories. There are other genres of painting in our catalog.

About the Artwork

  • Title: "Portrait Brother"
  • Artist: Oleg Arkad'yevich Litvinov
  • Dimensions: 52x29 cm (20.47x11.41 inches)
  • Medium: Oil on canvas
  • Authenticity: Hand-painted, original artwork from our collection
  • Condition: Detailed through photographs for prospective collectors

About the Artist

Born on August 27, 1957, in the city of Lubny, Poltava region. Graduated from the Odessa Theater and Art School (1982). Teachers in the specialty: S. Zaitsev, V. Merkalov, M. Vylkun. He worked in the field of painting, graphics. The main industries are easel painting, easel and book graphics. Author of multi-figure paintings on historical, religious and mythological themes, illustrations for books. Member of the National Union of Artists of Ukraine (1989). Collaborated with publishing houses: "Mayak" (Odessa, late 1980s), "Raduga" (1982-1991), "Dnepr" (1982-2000), "School" (2006-2010; Kiev). Creative work. Participated in exhibitions: city, republican, foreign (since 1982). Personal exhibitions - in Odessa (1982, 1992, 1997-1998, 2002, 2004, 2010), Munich (1995), Kiev (2000), Moscow (2002-2003). Major works: illustrations for books - "Children of Captain Grant" (1981), "English folk ballads" (1983), "Pan Tadeusz" (1983), "Those who were shipwrecked" (1986); The Triumph of St. George (1989); series of easel illustrations - for the collection "English folk ballads" (1983), the Bible (2008-2014), the story "Taras Bulba" (2012), the poem "The Divine Comedy" (2014); series - "Landscapes" (2014); illustrations for books - "Pan Tadeusz" (K., 1983), "Shipwrecked" (A., 1986), "Terrible revenge", "The Hound of the Baskervilles" (2006); The Lost World (2008), The Odyssey of Captain Blood, Tales of the Nations, The Defense of Bushey (2010); painting - "Triumph of St. George" (1989), "Perseus and Andromeda" (1996), "Susanna and the Elders", "Calvary" (1997), "Triumph of Galatea" (1998), "Christ before Pilate", "St. George "," Glory "," The Emperor "," Nymph and the Unicorn "(1999)," Venus and Mars "(2000)," Bacchus and the Amazon "(2001)," The Abduction of Europa "," Ivan Bohun under Bar "," Sirens attracting "," Calisto "(2002)," Neptune ", triptych -" Diana and Actaeon "," Sphinx "(2003)," Atonement "(2004)," B. Khmelnitsky "(2006)," Triumph of Venice "(2008)," Venus of the XX century ", triptych -" Revelations of John the Theologian "(2010)," The Last Supper "," Perseus and Andromeda "(2012)," Archangel Michael "( 2014). Some works are kept in the Odessa Literary Museum, V. Ryabov Gallery (Moscow). Lived and worked in the city of Odessa.

Theme and Expression

This portrait possibly delves into the emotional and psychological depth of the artist's relationship with his brother, capturing subtle expressions or gestures that hint at their interpersonal dynamics. The title suggests a focus on familial ties, which may be depicted through intimate and expressive brushwork, highlighting Litvinov’s ability to convey complex personal stories through his art.

Symbolic Elements

Elements such as the setting, attire, or objects within the painting could symbolize aspects of the brother’s personality or life experiences. These symbols may subtly tell the viewer more about the subject’s character, interests, or the nature of his relationship with the artist.

Context and Collectibility

As a piece within Litvinov’s portfolio, "Portrait Brother" adds a personal dimension to his oeuvre, which predominantly features historical, religious, and mythological themes. This painting might resonate particularly with collectors interested in artworks that explore personal and familial narratives, offering a poignant look at the personal connections that shape an artist’s life.

Conclusion: A Personal Journey through Art

"Portrait Brother" stands as a testament to Oleg Litvinov’s capacity to meld personal history with artistic expression. The painting not only showcases his technical prowess but also offers a window into the intimate bonds that inform and inspire his creative journey. This work holds a special appeal for those drawn to art with deep personal significance and emotional depth.

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