Pastel Drawing - 1960s Portrait of a Vietnamese boy with a flute. Mid-century art. Art of the USSR.
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Antique works / original pastel painting
genre scenes / river landscape / portrait of a boy / Asian style / impressionism
one of a kind / handmade / plein air painting
Hand-painted original work of art - portrait of a Vietnamese boy playing a flute on a river bank, evening dark sky with highlights of a sunny sunset on blue water.
This ancient genre scene is an original work of the famous Soviet Ukrainian artist V.N. Kostenko (1927-2015).
This picture was created in 1969.
Title: "Vietnamese boy with flute"
Materials: pastel, sandpaper
Dimensions: 72 cm x 58 cm (28.34 "x 22.83")
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Condition: good vintage condition. Photo is relevant. You can see the whole picture, edges and corners. Please look carefully at the whole photo.
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About the artist:
Victoria Kostenko (1927 - 2015), an outstanding artist of the region of the Dnipropetrovsk region in eastern Ukraine. She was a rare Soviet woman whose talent was astounded. It is noteworthy that she managed to get closer to patriarchal men who did not like women at all. Nevertheless, Victoria enjoyed great respect as a master artist and continued her career, despite her gender.
Victoria Kostenko - Ukrainian and Russian artist, painter, graphic artist. Born in 1927 in Kamyshlov, Sverdlovsk Region, Russia. In 1949 she graduated from the Sverdlovsk Art College and continued her education in Estonia (the city of Tartu). Member of art exhibitions since 1956. Member of the Union of Artists of Ukraine since 1971. Her works were acquired by the Dnepropetrovsk Art Museum, the Kirovograd Gallery "Elisavetgrad" and private collectors from all over Europe.
Victoria Kostenko is included in the “Dictionary of Russian and Soviet Painting of the Twentieth Century, 1900–1980” by Matthew Callern Bown (p. 162).
One of Victoria's paintings "Portrait of a Boy" was sold at an auction in Moscow in 2012 for $ 8,294 https://artinvestment.ru/auctions/83440
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