Mid-century oil painting,impressionism,folk art,woman in national dress feeds roosters in old villa

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genre scene / country courtyard / woman in national dress / roosters / one of a kind / ready to ship

This beautiful painting was created in 1965 by the famous Soviet Ukrainian artist Victoria Kostenko.

The painting is signed by the artist in the lower right corner

The title " Village courtyard"

Materials: Canvas, Oil paint

Dimensions: 49 cm x 70 cm (19,29 x 27,55)

The painting by Victoria Kostenko depicts a village courtyard that could be seen from the window of a house in one of the Ukrainian villages in the nineteenth century. The sun shines kindly and softly. In the background, the roofs of houses are visible. The whole courtyard is a small lawn in front of the barn, house, and fence. In the courtyard there is a woman, on her, a red scarf and clothes in the old Ukrainian style, next to her are three large roosters pecking something from the ground.

The courtyard evokes a feeling of real rural charm. The picture is full of joy. The feeling of a holiday.

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Condition: good vintage condition. The 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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