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Oil painting The smell of rain Oleg Litvinov

Oil painting The smell of rain Oleg Litvinov


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Suspense of Nature: "The smell of rain" by Oleg Arkad'yevich Litvinov

Titled "The smell of rain," this oil painting by Oleg Arkad'yevich Litvinov evokes the quiet anticipation and serene beauty that pervades just before a rainfall. With dimensions of 21.5x43 cm (8.46x16.92 inches) and executed on cardboard, the artwork captures a moment of natural tranquility and the subtle shift in atmosphere as a storm approaches. Oil summer landscape "The smell of rain" by Oleg Arkad'yevich Litvinov is a valued piece within our collection, reflecting the artist's ability to convey complex weather dynamics and emotional states through his masterful use of oil paint. The oil painting serves as a metaphor for life's fleeting moments of calm before inevitable change or turmoil. It invites viewers to reflect on the transient nature of peace and the cyclical patterns of life and nature. Through this piece, Litvinov not only showcases his technical prowess but also delves deep into the emotional and symbolic resonance of the natural world. Let's delve into the world of oil painting "The smell of rain" and explore the creative journey of its creator, Oleg Arkad'yevich Litvinov. There are other genres of painting in our catalog.

About the Artwork

  • Title: "The smell of rain"
  • Artist: Oleg Arkad'yevich Litvinov
  • Dimensions: 21.5x43 cm (8.46x16.92 inches)
  • Medium: Oil on cardboard
  • 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.

An Atmospheric Prelude

In oil painting "The smell of rain," Litvinov masterfully captures the charged atmosphere and the anticipatory silence that often precedes a storm. The painting might feature a landscape that brims with both serenity and suspense, possibly portraying darkening skies, the stillness of the air, and the vibrant, yet muted, colors of nature that are emblematic of this transitory moment.

A Testament to Litvinov's Mastery

Oil painting "The smell of rain" stands as a testament to Litvinov's mastery in depicting nature's moods and his ability to evoke a profound sense of contemplation and introspection in the viewer. It is a reminder of the beauty found in ephemeral, quiet moments, urging us to appreciate the calm before the storm.

A Moment Suspended in Time

Through oil painting "The smell of rain," Oleg Arkad'yevich Litvinov offers a snapshot of nature's quiet drama, capturing a moment suspended in time. This painting is not merely a visual experience but an invitation to ponder the impermanence of tranquility and the anticipation of the forthcoming change, making it a significant contribution to Litvinov's illustrious body of work.

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