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Pencil painting Dante's Descent in Art Oleg Litvinov

Pencil painting Dante's Descent in Art Oleg Litvinov

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"Series of Paintings: Infernal Visions Dante's Descent in Art" by Oleg Arkad'yevich Litvinov

Litvinov Oleg Arkad'yevich's series of paintings titled "Dante's Descent in Art" is a captivating exploration of the iconic literary work through visual art. Each oil painting in the series offers a unique interpretation of Dante Alighieri's epic poem, capturing its themes, characters, and symbolism with meticulous detail and artistic flair. Measuring 44x61 cm (17.32x24.01 inches) and created with pencil, ink, and paper, these original artworks are a testament to the artist's skill and creativity. This series not only pays homage to Dante Alighieri's literary masterpiece, but also highlights Litvinov's commitment to exploring and illustrating the depths of human experience and religion. His illustrations are a dialogue between artist and poet, a fusion of visual and literary art that invites viewers to experience The Divine Comedy in a new and exciting way. There are other genres of painting in our catalog. 

About the Artwork

  • Title: "Series of Paintings: Dante's Descent in Art'"
  • Artist: Oleg Arkad'yevich Litvinov
  • Size: 44x61 cm / 17.32x24.01 inches
  • Medium: Pencil, Ink, Paper
  • Originality: Hand-painted original from our collection
  • Condition: Detailed imagery provided to offer a comprehensive view

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.

Embodying Dante's Vision

Litvinov's "Series of Paintings: Dante's Descent in Art" brings to life the allegorical tale of Dante's journey through Hell, Purgatory, and Paradise. The series, executed with pencil and ink on paper, showcases Litvinov's exceptional ability to capture the essence of Dante's vivid descriptions and the poem's profound themes of redemption, love, and human nature.

Each piece within the series is a testament to Litvinov's skill in conveying complex ideas and emotions through visual art. His use of pencil and ink allows for sharp contrasts and detailed textures, highlighting the dramatic intensity of Dante's journey and the varied characters he encounters. The detailed illustrations not only serve as a visual counterpart to Dante's text but also offer a unique interpretation that bridges classical literature with contemporary artistic expression.

An Invitation to Explore

We invite art enthusiasts, literary aficionados, and collectors to immerse themselves in Oleg Arkad'yevich Litvinov's "Series of Paintings: Dante's Descent in Art" This collection is not merely a visual representation of Dante's epic but a profound exploration of its themes through the lens of a talented artist. Litvinov's work stands as a bridge between the realms of visual art and literature, offering viewers an opportunity to experience "The Divine Comedy" through a series of captivating and thought-provoking illustrations.

Experience the ethereal beauty, the moral complexity, and the transcendental journey of Dante's "Divine Comedy" as envisioned by Oleg Arkad'yevich Litvinov, and let these illustrations guide you through the poetic landscape of one of literature's greatest works.

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