Russian Avant-Garde Artists
Oil on carton. 73.5 x 87.5cm
Sergey Luppov (1883-1977)
After graduating from the Slobodsk Real School in 1912, he entered the Moscow School of Painting, Sculpture and Architecture where his teachers were N.Kasatkin, A.Vasnetsov, A.Arkhipov and K.Korovin and graduated from it in 1917 as a first category artist. S.Luppov combined his creative work with teaching. In 1918-1923, he worked in Slobodsk city as a teacher of graphic arts, establishing an art studio and a museum. In 1923 he moved to Moscow and worked as a teacher of graphic arts at the Military Academy. From then on, Luppov was a participant of all exhibitions of AKHRR (Association of Artists of Revolutionary Russia) and later of all exhibitions organized by the Union of Artists he joined in 1932.
Sitting Woman in a black swimsuit.
Water colour on carton. 15.4 x 26.4cm