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Oil painting Cupid and Psyche Alexander Arkadievich Litvinov

Oil painting Cupid and Psyche Alexander Arkadievich Litvinov


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A Mythological Romance: "Cupid and Psyche" by Alexander Arkadievich Litvinov

Titled "Cupid and Psyche," this oil painting by Alexander Arkadievich Litvinov is a mesmerizing depiction of the mythical love story between Cupid, the god of desire, and Psyche, a mortal woman known for her unparalleled beauty. Measuring 70x49 cm (27.55x19.29 inches) and crafted with oil on canvas, the artwork vividly brings to life the romantic and ethereal qualities of this ancient tale. "Cupid and Psyche" by Alexander Arkadievich Litvinov stands as a remarkable work within our collection, highlighting the artist's exceptional skill in portraying complex narratives and emotions through his sophisticated use of color, composition, and texture. Through Litvinov's artistic lens, the timeless story of love, betrayal, and reconciliation is beautifully reimagined, inviting viewers to immerse themselves in the profound depths of classical oil mythology painting. Here, we explore the details of this enchanting work and the artistic journey of its creator. There are other genres of painting in our catalog.

About the Artwork

  • Title: "Cupid and Psyche"
  • Artist: Alexander Arkadievich Litvinov
  • Size: 70x49 cm (27.55x19.29 inches)
  • Medium: Oil on canvas
  • Authenticity: Hand-painted, original artwork from our collection
  • Condition: Documented through photographs for a comprehensive understanding

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.

"Cupid and Psyche": A Canvas of Divine Love and Mortal Perseverance

"Cupid and Psyche" stands as a testament to the power of love over adversity, masterfully conveying the story’s dramatic and emotional depth. Litvinov captures the moment of tender reunion, emphasizing the themes of love’s triumph and the unity of the divine with the mortal.

A Masterpiece for Lovers of Mythology and Art

For collectors drawn to the rich tapestry of classical mythology and the exploration of its timeless themes through art, "Cupid and Psyche" by Alexander Arkadievich Litvinov offers a unique opportunity. This piece not only showcases Litvinov’s skill in capturing the essence of mythological narratives but also serves as a window to the profound emotions and trials that define the human condition, making it a compelling addition to any collection.

Owning "Cupid and Psyche" is more than an acquisition of a piece of art; it is an engagement with a work that captures the quintessence of mythological romance, as envisioned by an artist deeply attuned to the interplay of divine fates and human emotions. Through Alexander Arkadievich Litvinov’s portrayal, we are invited to explore the enduring saga of Cupid and Psyche, making this painting a luminous homage to love’s eternal power.

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