Portrait of Partisan V.
- oil on canvas. 48 x 40
Received in 1942 from the Leningrad in the Days of the Siege exhibition (1942) via the Committee for Art, Council of People’s Commissars of the RSFSR
In 1942 Proshkin was sent on assignment to a partisan headquarters in Malaya Vishera, Leningrad Region. The trip resulted in a series of portraits and thematic paintings devoted to partisan life, which the artist exhibited in 1942 and 1943.