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Oil painting Evening, herd Oleg Litvinov

Oil painting Evening, herd Oleg Litvinov

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A Tranquil Pastoral Scene: "Evening, Herd" by Oleg Arkad'yevich Litvinov

Titled "Evening, Herd," this evocative oil painting on canvas by Oleg Arkad'yevich Litvinov captures the tranquil scene of a herd returning home at dusk. Measuring 64x20 cm (25.19x7.87 inches), the artwork utilizes a narrow panoramic view to emphasize the elongated shadows and soft, fading light of the evening, reflecting a peaceful end to the day in the countryside. As an original oil landscape painting piece from our collection, "Evening, Herd" showcases Litvinov's mastery in depicting pastoral scenes with a deep sense of atmosphere and motion. The painting invites viewers to experience the calmness and serenity of the scene, with subtle details in the depiction of the animals and the landscape that convey a profound connection to nature and rural life. Litvinov's use of oil paint enhances the textures of the earth and sky, creating a harmonious blend of colors that evoke the gentle close of day. This piece is not only a testament to Litvinov's skill and sensitivity as an artist but also serves as a reminder of the timeless beauty found in everyday pastoral life, making it a cherished addition for anyone who appreciates fine art with a bucolic theme. Let's delve into the world of oil painting "Naked Girl with a Snake," 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: "Evening, Herd"
  • Artist: Oleg Arkad'yevich Litvinov
  • Dimensions: 64x20 cm (25.19x7.87 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.

Scene and Symbolism

The painting portrays a herd possibly returning to their shelter as the sun sets, casting long shadows and warm hues across the canvas. The theme evokes feelings of return, rest, and the rhythmic patterns of rural life. The calmness of the scene might reflect on the cycles of nature and life, resonating with anyone who finds solace in nature's predictable rhythms.

Technique and Atmosphere

Litvinov’s technique in "Evening, Herd" uses soft brush strokes and a harmonious color palette to create a sense of depth and tranquility. The artist’s ability to capture the subtle gradations of light reflects his mastery of the oil medium and his sensitive eye for detail. The composition directs the viewer’s eye along the path taken by the herd, inviting them into the scene, making it a dynamic part of the pastoral narrative.

Cultural and Artistic Value

This work is a part of Litvinov’s broader exploration of landscapes, which also includes his acclaimed series "Landscapes" from 2014. As with his other works, "Evening, Herd" draws on historical and mythological motifs to enrich its narrative depth, showing Litvinov's dedication to themes that reflect both human and natural worlds.

Conclusion: A Captivating Pastoral Portrait

"Evening, Herd" by Oleg Arkad'yevich Litvinov is more than just a painting; it is a portal to a peaceful, rural world. It offers a moment of tranquility and a break from the bustling pace of modern life. For collectors and art lovers, this painting is not only a visual delight but also a piece that complements any space intending to evoke calm and peace.

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