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Oil painting Sphinx Alexander Arkadievich Litvinov

Oil painting Sphinx Alexander Arkadievich Litvinov

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A Mythical Reverie: "Sphinx" by Alexander Arkadievich Litvinov

Titled "Sphinx," this painting by Alexander Arkadievich Litvinov presents an intriguing portrayal of the mythical creature known for its enigmatic and majestic presence. Executed in oil on canvas, the artwork measures 35.5x50.5 cm (13.97x19.88 inches) and is offered as an original piece from the artist's collection. "Sphinx" is an enchanting oil painting on canvas by Alexander Arkadievich Litvinov, which delves into the mystical and enigmatic world of ancient mythology. This original piece from our collection presents the iconic sphinx, a creature with the body of a lion and the head of a human, often associated with the guardianship of sacred spaces and the posing of riddles. Litvinov's portrayal captures the majesty and mystery of the sphinx, set against a backdrop that evokes the ancient landscapes where such mythical creatures were believed to roam. There are other genres of painting in our catalog.

About the Artwork

  • Title: "Sphinx"
  • Artist: Alexander Arkadievich Litvinov
  • Size: 35.5x50.5 cm (13.97x19.88 inches)
  • Medium: Oil on canvas
  • Authenticity: Hand-painted, original artwork from our collection
  • Condition: Detailed insights provided through photos

About the Artist

Alexander Arkadievich Litvinov was born on May 18, 1967 in the city of Lubny. He graduated from the Lubensk secondary school № 1. One of his favorite lessons was drawing. I was even more attracted by studies at an art school, where boys and girls were introduced to high art thanks to the wise teachers Vasily Semenyuta, Anatoly Kharchuk, Nikolai Korablev, Tamara Moshnikoviy. Especially in his artistic development, Alexander owes to Vasily Ivanovich Semenyuta, his classical school of teaching, which he enriched in his time through his acquaintance with famous artists Alexei Asaulenko and Petr Likhin. And also an extremely important role in the passion for painting was played by the fact that Alexander's father, Arkady Petrovich Litvinov, was both a talented artist and an excellent teacher. He had 53 years of teaching experience - he taught drawing and drawing at the Lubensk school №8, many of his students connected their professions with artistic creativity. Alexander's elder brother, Oleg Arkadyevich Litvinov, a member of the National Union of Artists of Ukraine, now lives in Odessa, also chose the artistic path.

And after leaving school, Alexander served in the army, where his artistic talent came in handy - in Soviet times, visual agitation was highly valued. He served in Dnepropetrovsk, where two personal exhibitions of his paintings were organized. While still at school, Alexander began to design books, in particular, children's literature. He received his first creative fee in the tenth grade from the publishing house "Raduga" for the design of the book by Anatoly Rybakov "Krosh's Vacation". Later she studied at the Odessa Theater and Art School, specializing in "Decoration of puppet shows and artistic and props art."

Studying at the school and passion from childhood with historical and biblical literature greatly influenced the creative manner of the artist. He works in the style of the so-called figurative art, where the main thing is the image of the human body.

"Sphinx": A Glimpse into Ancient Mysteries

In "Sphinx," Litvinov captures the essence of this mythical creature with a sense of awe and reverence, highlighting its symbolic role as a protector and purveyor of riddles. The painting invites viewers to ponder the mysteries of ancient civilizations and the enduring fascination with mythical beings that bridge the human and divine.

The Artwork's Significance

This piece serves as a reminder of the power of mythology to captivate the human imagination, offering a window into the beliefs and values of ancient cultures. Through "Sphinx," Litvinov celebrates the allure of the unknown and the timeless quest for knowledge and understanding that defines the human experience.

We invite art enthusiasts and collectors to immerse themselves in the mystical world of "Sphinx" by Alexander Arkadievich Litvinov, along with other masterpieces in our collection. This artwork offers a unique opportunity to engage with themes of myth, mystery, and the search for meaning, rendered through the masterful vision of a contemporary artist.

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