ⓘ Quince and Teapot (painting)

Quince and Teapot (painting)

ⓘ Quince and Teapot (painting)

Quince and Teapot is a decorative still life of Russian painter Victor Kuzmich Teterin, which depicts the quince fruit and teapot on a silver tray.


1. History

Painted in 1966, during a regular visit to Gurzuf, the painting Quince and Teapot sometimes referred to as Quince has become one of the most significant works of the artist, which was marked by a noticeable change in his creation. Composition of the painting is solved simply, "point-blank", which is quite consistent aesthetics "of the sixties." Quince fruit and teapot on a silver tray close to the viewer, occupy almost the whole plane of the canvas. Coloring picture of an unusually juicy and decorative. Painting a broad, relaxed. It is distinguished by courage picturesque generalizations. Teterin was the first to, in his words, "to understand Matisse" that is, to learn, to adapt for their own designs decorative pictorial principles of French painter, so long it is taken. In the picture the first time so powerfully apparent freedom of expression of the artist, the ease of implementation and emancipation of painting along with convincing plastic language.

From now on, the artist will focus color, rhythmic organization of the canvas, the transfer of light and air. These tasks will be subject to fairly conventional composition and drawing, which often will only serve to line, contour shape, color identified.

For the first time the painting Quince and Teapot was exhibited in 1972 on the famous "Exhibition of Eleven" Leningrad artists in the Leningrad Union of Artists. In 1988, picture was shown in the halls of the Leningrad Union of Artists at the solo exhibition of Victor Teterin. In 1997 the painting was twice exhibited in the Nikolai Nekrasov Memorial Museum, first at the Artists of Group of the Eleven Art Show, and then at the exhibition In Memory of a Teacher. The Pupils of Alexander Osverkin ". In 2007 the painting "Quince and Teapot" was reproduced and described among 350 art works by Leningrad artists in the book "Unknown Socialist Realism. The Leningrad School", published in Russian and English. In 2011 the painting "Quince and Teapot" was detail described in article by Sergei Ivanov "Still life at the Leningrad table", published in St. Petersburg Art History Notebooks. In 2012 "Quince and Teapot" was exhibited at the Art Show devoted to 80th Anniversary of the Saint Petersburg Union of Artists.


2. Bibliography

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  • jujubes, Chinese and Japanese quinces apricots and pears in the region around Hangzhou alone, there were eleven kinds of apricots and eight different
  • Film, TV and Video. London: Routledge. p. 107. ISBN 978 - 0415165853. Waite, Teresa 9 November 1992 Tempest and others the size of a teapot The New
  • art teacher, and member of the Saint Petersburg Union of Artists who regarded as a representative of the Leningrad School of Painting Alexander Alexandrovich
  • Diplomat: Adventures in the Indian Foreign Service Post - Independence. The Quince Tree Publishing. ISBN 978 - 0957697904 Kriyananda, Swami Donald Walters

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