GEORGES LAPCHINE (1885-1950)

'Cottages in Snow - Russia"

Country of Origin Russia
Dated c. 1925
Medium Oil on canvas
Signed/Dated Signed lower right
Dimensions 36.00inch wide (91.44 cm wide)
24.00inch high (60.96 cm high)
Framed Dimensions 43.00inch wide (109.22 cm wide)
30.50inch high (77.47 cm high)
Price gbp 5500.00 (Pound Sterling)

GEORGES LAPCHINE (1885-1950) Biography

Russian, 20th century, male.


Active in France.


Born 1885, in Moscow; died 1951.


Painter. Figures, landscapes.

Georgiy Lapshin studied under Fernand Cormon and Léon Lhermitte. His work remained traditional, with a hint of the light painting of the Impressionists, which is particularly evident in his paintings of sunlit Mediterranean landscapes. He exhibited in Paris, at the Salon des Artistes Français and the Salon des Indépendants from 1925

Description

In 1906 traveled to Paris where studied for three years in the studios of Cormonne and Lermit. Upon his return to Moscow participated in the exhibition of the Independent in 1910. Became a member of the group called “Svobodnoye Tvorchestvo” (“Free Art”) (1911-1917). During Soviet times participated in the first and second exhibitions of the Union of the Moscow artists (1918 and 1919). Participant at the First Russian art exhibition in Berlin in 1922. In 1920s settled in Paris where actively exhibited at galleries and salons. Died in Paris in 1950. Provenance: Private Collection - Paris


Provenance

Private Collection - Paris



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