Vintage Mid-Century LITTLE GIRL,pastel painting,original signed child portrait.Genre scene.Granddaughter's birthday.USSR artist V. Kostenko.

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Antique works / original pastel genre scenes/portrait of a little girl/children's party/children's genre scene / one of a kind / handmade / Ready to ship This ancient genre scene is the original work of the famous Soviet Ukrainian artist V.N. Kostenko (1927-2015). This artist is included in the catalog of Russian and Soviet artists by British scientist Matthew Cullen Bown. You can read her brief biography below. This painting was created in 1969. Title: "Granddaughter's Birthday" Materials: pastel, sandpaper Dimensions: 44 cm x 38.5 cm (17.32 "x 14.96") The painting was signed by the artist in the lower right corner. The picture shows a little girl in a white elegant dress, she was 4 years old, for her, it is a happy and long-awaited day. She sings a funny song to the guests, holds up a fluffy skirt of her dress with puffy arms. The artist conveyed the smallest facial features: the softness of the lines, the gentle of the lips give her portrait special warmth and tenderness, A girl with dark as embers, burning eyes looks fun from the picture. There is something sparkling and mischievous in this look as if she had conceived some kind of prank. The picture is saturated with an atmosphere of lightness and carelessness, which occur only in childhood. 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. Condition: good vintage condition. The photo is relevant. You can see the whole picture, edges, and corners. Please look carefully at the whole photo. Please note that the colors in the picture may vary slightly depending on the individual settings of your monitor. DELIVERY WORLDWIDE. If you are interested in more than one work of art, I can happily combine shipping at a lower price in most cases. We pack the pictures very carefully to protect them as much as possible from damage during transport. Delivery of paintings is carried out worldwide by airmail from Ukraine. We will send the paintings within 3-5 business days. Each package has a tracking number. So you can track this in tracking systems. 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 All photos are relevant, so you buy what you see in the photo. If the description indicates that the material is canvas, then this picture will be rolled up and packed in a special tube (without a wooden frame). If CARTON material is indicated in the description of the painting, then this painting will be sent in a cardboard box (without a wooden frame) 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. Thank you for your visit to our store.


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