Portrait A. AND. Akhmatova, Zinaida Evgenievna Serebryakova – overview

Portrait A. AND. Akhmatova, Zinaida Evgenievna Serebryakova – overview
Portrait A. AND. Akhmatova, Zinaida Evgenievna Serebryakova - overview - 1

  • Posted by Zinaida Serebryakova
  • Museum: A. Museum. AND. Akhmatova, St. Petersburg
  • Year: 1922

Overview of the painting :

Portrait A. AND. Akhmatova – Zinaida Evgenievna Serebryakova. Paper, coal, sanguine, pastel. 44 x 35 cm

   A magnificent artistic masterpiece with the image of the poetess Anna Akhmatova created Z.E. Serebryakova! How much power, patience, industriousness and devotion to her work are in her!

   A talented and gifted artist depicted a wonderful creation under the impression of the poetry of Anna Akhmatova. She was inspired by literature and art. Akhmatova was one of her favorite poetesses. In it, Zinaida was admired by the divine light of the soul, faith in love, steadfastness, fortitude and the eternal struggle against evil.

   The portrait was created in St. Petersburg. He turned out to be wonderful, conveying the dreamy nature of the great poetess and her penchant for philosophical reflection. She managed to artistically express in him all the noble features of Anna Akhmatova, her appearance and manners.

   Poetessa, leaning on her hand, thoughtfully looks into the distance, thinking about his life and work. This beautiful moment was captured by Zinaida Evgenievna on paper! A beautiful woman with simple facial features! Only a few ordinary lines and contours, and a wonderful image of the poetess appeared in the picture! The hair gathered in the bundle, falling on the forehead, thin eyebrows, deep eyes, a light blush on the cheeks, a straight nose with a small hump, miniature lips emphasize the good and open character of Anna. She loved the world, people, nature, solitude. An extraordinary sensitive and pleasant person. Poetry shone her guiding light until the end of days.

   Z. E. Serebryakova created art work in St. Petersburg during the year. There were many sketches, sketches, drafts. The portrait of Anna Akhmatova is made in red-brown lines, giving him a natural shade. Zinaida Evgenievna put a lot of zeal into her work. The drawing was created against a light background. He gives the viewer joy and admiration.

   The picture carries light, good, love, happiness. He inspires and encourages creativity. It combines all the best qualities of Anna Andreevna: mercy, caring, humanity, courage, indlexibility before difficult life circumstances. The portrait gives beauty and harmony, charges with favorable energy.