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Oil painting The Temptation of Power Litvinov Oleg Arkad'yevich

Oil painting The Temptation of Power Litvinov Oleg Arkad'yevich

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Elders in the Shadows: The Temptation of Power by Oleg Arkad'yevich Litvinov

Step into the world of myth and legend with "The Temptation of Power" an exquisite oil painting that brings to life a timeless tale of beauty and deceit. Measuring 85x65 cm (33.46x25.59 inches), this artwork captivates viewers with its portrayal of a classic biblical scene. Delve into the depth of "The Temptation of Power" a captivating oil painting that brings to life a potent story from biblical and mythological tradition. Crafted by the renowned artist Oleg Arkad'yevich Litvinov, this painting is a testament to his profound skill in portraying complex themes through vivid imagery and intricate detail. There are other genres of painting in our catalog.

About the Artwork

  • Title: "The Temptation of Power"
  • Artist: Oleg Arkad'yevich Litvinov
  • Size: 85x65 cm / 33.46x25.59 inches
  • Medium: Oil on Canvas
  • Authenticity: Hand-painted original from our distinguished collection
  • Condition: Extensive photographic detail provided for a thorough understanding of the piece

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.

The Essence of the Painting

"The Temptation of Power" stands as a powerful exploration of virtue, vice, and voyeurism. The painting immerses viewers into the story of Susanna, a woman of unparalleled beauty and moral fortitude, who is subjected to the lecherous gaze of elders. Litvinov masterfully captures the tension and the innocence of Susanna, juxtaposed against the cunning and corruption of the elders.

With a meticulous use of color and texture, Litvinov brings the scene to life, emphasizing the emotional intensity and the moral conflict inherent in the narrative. The lush, vibrant landscape serves as a backdrop, symbolizing both the temptation of earthly desires and the purity of Susanna's virtue.

A Testament to Artistic Brilliance

Litvinov's "The Temptation of Power" is more than a painting; it is a narrative woven into the canvas, a discussion on morality and beauty that transcends time. It invites viewers to reflect on the themes of innocence, purity, and the perennial struggle between right and wrong.

We invite art enthusiasts, collectors, and scholars to explore "The Temptation of Power" and delve into the rich tapestry of stories and themes that Oleg Arkad'yevich Litvinov brings to life through his art. This painting is a pinnacle of our collection, offering a unique window into the profound depths of human nature and the enduring power of storytelling through art.

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