Friday, 27 March 2009

There will be times when the trees will be bare

Winter Landscape, 1972. Etching on paper.

Two Trees, 1999. Etching on paper.

Stanislav Nikireyev (1932-2007), one of the most remarkable masters of modern Russian fine arts. Experts consider his works a unique phenomenon in current landscape art and his etching techniques follow the legacy of the old masters, such as Albrecht Duerer, Rembrandt van Rijn and especially Pieter Brueghel the Elder. - Oleg Nikireyev

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