Basement Gallery

Paintings From  St Petersburg     1950s & 1960s

Paintings From St Petersburg 1950s & 1960s

Both Bridget McDonnell Galleries will open the year with a collection of paintings from the elite Artists Union of St. Petersburg. The exhibition, Paintings from the 1950s and 1960s will open in Carlton on Saturday 28 February from 2-6 pm. At Hampton the exhibition, Paintings from 1970-1999 will open Sunday 1st March 2-6 pm.

John Barkes, our friend in London has been dealing in Paintings from St. Petersburg for over 20 years. He has visited over 500 studios, mostly in St. Petersburg but also in Crimea and Siberia. These are some of the paintings he has selected.

Natalia Tsigankova from the Russian TV station in Melbourne interviewed John Barkes in 2013.  It is available on You Tube and can be seen HERE

illustrated  Valentin Leont'ev  Seriozha 1965

Contact the gallery for biographical information about the artists 


The Artist 1958

Semeon Abramov
The Artist 1958

Oil on board
31 x 26 cm

$1,450  $1,100

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School Camp 1957

Semeon Abramov
School Camp 1957

Oil on card
17 x 19.5 cm

$850

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Musicians 1961

Semeon Abramov
Musicians 1961

Oil on card
12.3 x 17cm

$850

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Lunch Break 1958

Sergei Babkov
Lunch Break 1958

Gouache
23.5 x 36 cm

$1,200

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Self Portrait  1947

Gennrikh Bagrov
Self Portrait 1947

Oil on board
30 x 25 cm

$1,500     $1,350

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Young Child c.1960

Dmitri Belyaev
Young Child c.1960

Oil on board
29.5 x 23 cm

$1,200

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Partisan  c1960

Valentin Bernadski
Partisan c1960

Oil on canvas
47 x 32 cm

$1,850

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Baboushka 1960

Vladimir Burov
Baboushka 1960

Oil on canvas
60 x 50.6 cm

$4,500

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Harbour Pilot 1960

Lidiya Davidenkova
Harbour Pilot 1960

Oil on board
22.5 x 31.2 cm

$1,250

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Going to Work  1963

Antonia Dolinina
Going to Work 1963

Oil on board
21.5 x 46 cm

$2,000

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Artist Sketching 1963

Igor Fadin
Artist Sketching 1963

Oil on card
12 x 16.5 cm

$1,100

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Mother Drinking Tea 1950

Anatoli Golovastov
Mother Drinking Tea 1950

Oil on canvas
54.5 x 69.3 cm

$3,200

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Stockholm  1958

Victor Grigoriev
Stockholm 1958

Oil on board
33 x 21.5 cm

$1,100

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Flowers in Sunlight 1960

Nikolai Indyukhov
Flowers in Sunlight 1960

Oil on board
59 x 64 cm

$1,800

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On the Farm  1961

Anatoli Ivasenko
On the Farm 1961

Oil on card
11.4 x 15.8 cm

$850

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Dam Construction 1956

K. Kalincheva
Dam Construction 1956

Oil on card
24 x 34.5 cm

$1,100

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Farm Supervisor  1964

Nadezhda Kalegina
Farm Supervisor 1964

Oil on canvas
89 x 82 cm

$4,800

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Nude  1960

Evgeni Kazmin
Nude 1960

Oil on canvas
48 x 65 cm

$3,500

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Kitchen Still Life 1968

Evgeni Kazmin
Kitchen Still Life 1968

Oil on card
50 x 64 cm

$2,500

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Rugby Footballers 1962

Evgeni Kazmin
Rugby Footballers 1962

Watercolour
18.4 x 20.4 cm

$1,100

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Rugby, Line Out, 1960s

Evgeni Kazmin
Rugby, Line Out, 1960s

Watercolour
21.5 x.18 cm

$1,100

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Women Sorting Tobacco

Valentina Kharaborina
Women Sorting Tobacco

Bakhchiserai, the old capital of the Crimean Tartars
Oil on board
45.2 x 34.5 cm

$1,850

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Boats on a Pond   1964

Irina Kovaleva
Boats on a Pond 1964

Oil on paper    
20 x 20 cm

$1,000

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Feti, Leningrad  1944

Valeria Larina
Feti, Leningrad 1944

Oil on canvas
52 x 42 cm

$1,850

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Conversation 1953

Lidiya Milova
Conversation 1953

Oil on board
43 x 53.5 cm

$2,400

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Viktor Sharanovich  1960

Vera Nazina
Viktor Sharanovich 1960

Oil on board
45.3 x 33.7 cm

$1,500

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Cossack Horsemen 1968

Viktor Otiev
Cossack Horsemen 1968

Oil on board
34.5 x 46 cm

$1,650

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Little Girl Lost   1959

Viktor Otiev
Little Girl Lost 1959

Oil on card
24.5 x 33.5 cm

$1,500

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Washing Day   1962

Viktor Otiev
Washing Day 1962

Oil on panel
32.3 x 22.7 cm

$1,500

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Sauna, 1959

Viktor Otiev
Sauna, 1959

Oil on board
28 x 20.5 cm

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Black Sea Coast  1952

Abram Rabkin
Black Sea Coast 1952

Oil on card (sand in oil paint)
17 x 25 cm

$950

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Village Girl  1963

Margarita Ruban
Village Girl 1963

Oil on board

32.5 x 31.5 cm

 

$1,100

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Market Day 1960s

Margarita Ruban
Market Day 1960s

Oil on board

12.5 x 18 cm

 

$750

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Hot Summer Day 1962

Petr Smukrovich
Hot Summer Day 1962

Oil on paper
28.5 x 49.5 cm

$2,600

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Cross Country Skier  1965

Petr Smukrovich
Cross Country Skier 1965

Oil on board

48 x 33 cm

 

$1,650

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Mother and Son, Spring  1960

Vitali Tyulenyev
Mother and Son, Spring 1960

Oil on canvas   
64.5 x 47 cm

$4,800

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Young Pioneer 1954

Edvard Vyrzhikovski
Young Pioneer 1954

Oil on card
36 x 26 cm

$1,450

 

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