1892, Александровка Екатеринославской губернии — 1967, Ленинград


The dish is painted by M. Kirillova. 1921

Motherhood is one of the main themes of the creative work of Schekatikhina-Pototskaya. who experienced the happiness of being a mother. The work dedicated to this topic is imbued with charm and purity. In post-revolution works one can see the traditions of Old Russian painting and folk art, perceived by the artist as a child mastered during the years of study.

A fancy kokoshnik, a snow-white shirt and a brown jacket, a Russian sarafan and beads create an elegant image of a woman holding a child wrapped in a patchwork quilt, convey an atmosphere of quiet maternal happiness.

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