Victory Day, Portrait of a soldier’s mother who lost her son in the war

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Ancient works // Original painting
Woman portrait /soldier mother /portrait of an old woman /decor for a house /unique/ready to send

Title: "Victory Day"
Year of foundation - 1970
Materials: sandpaper, pastel
Dimensions: 73 cm x 65 cm (28.74"x 25,59")
 Victoria Kostenko on her canvas “Victory Day” depicted the Victory Day. The author gave the foreground of the picture to the image of the mother. This old woman stands among a large number of joyful and cheerful people, holding a photograph of her son who has not returned from the war. Her gaze is filled with irreparable sadness. She realizes that expecting a son is already pointless, there is almost no chance of his return. But the mother’s heart does not want to believe, it clings to every opportunity, one chance out of a hundred. The mother's grief is enormous. But the canvas still carries a life-affirming force. The tragedy of a woman is endless, but hope dominates in her soul.

He needs a frame to hold it in place, but I will let the next owner decide which type of frame and which color will look better. I like these old paintings leaning against the walls because they really don't even need a frame to add to their interior style.

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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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