1894, Bezhetsk (Tver Province) - 1971, Leningrad

After the Cross-Country Race


  • oil on canvas. 143 х 64
  • Ж-8191

  • Received in 1966 via the Ministry of Culture of the RSFSR

Antique sources can be clearly seen in Samokhvalov’s works devoted to the themes of physical training and sports, which he was especially involved with in the latter half of the 30s. The heroine of Soviet athletics in the work After the Cross-Country Race arises like a Venus de Milo come to life, offering her bold nudity to the world with the dignity of a goddess.

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