Only print copy on canvas (original sold). Fruit still life with a picture of watermelon and pears.
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Charming vintage rustic still life painting of the second half of the 20th century. It depicts a scene with a watermelon, pears, apples, grapes and an old vase with pink lilies. It is filled with the charm of the old world and will be the perfect accent in the cottage kitchen.
Materials: canvas, oil paint
21.65 "x 22.04"
(55 cm x 56.5 cm).
Original Soviet art was created in oil paints on canvas by Ukrainian artist Victoria Kostenko in 1985, was framed in a wide wooden frame with a textured coating. The painting is signed.
Title: "Still Life with Watermelon"
Vivid shades of red, yellow, green and blue in this abstract stylized composition.
Brushstrokes create a texture in the background.
This 1980s painting will add an impressive atmosphere to your home. This picture is an art and collectible work of the USSR. Still life painting will decorate your dining room or bedroom. This original vintage picture will look great as rustic kitchen decor.
Dear friends, we will ship this product within 3-5 days because we need to make an examination at the Ministry of Culture for international transport
Hello, our dear customer. If you buy 3 things, we will give you a 20% discount.
Each work of art is packaged by hand. If the description indicates that the material is canvas, then this painting will be rolled up and packed in a special tube (without a wooden frame). If the description of the painting indicates that the material is cardboard or sandpaper, then this painting will be sent in a cardboard box (without wooden frame) and then carefully delivered to its destination.
If you want to get this painting in your original old frame, do not hesitate to contact us, we will recalculate the shipping cost. All frames were made personally by artists in the years 1950-1990, many of them have chips, scratches and scuffed paint. See carefully the photo.
The painting is in good condition with some light signs of age, including small surface signs and tiny flakes to paint in places.
There is wear around the edges of the frame.
Please note that the colors in the picture may vary slightly depending on the individual settings of your monitor.
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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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Please note: the old frame has chipped paint.
If you are interested in this painting, I will be happy to answer any of your questions about the condition of the painting, payment, and delivery.
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