The Alleged Portrait
The Alleged Portrait (2016) contemporary oil painting by Igor Shulman
Size: 23.5 W x 23.5 H x 2 D in / 60 x 60 x 5 cm
Subject: People and portraits
Technique: Oil on Canvas
Framing details: Artwork rolled and sent in a tube, stretching and framing available on request
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Another middle-aged painting from the storeroom.
It so happened that I do not have a single photograph of my grandfathers.
They were killed many years before I was born. In the 30s in the Soviet Union. In different parts of the country, at about the same time.
I know they were both peasants. Hard-working peasants with many children who lived a little better than everyone else.
Their only fault was that they did not want to live by communist rules.
I came up with a generalized portrait of my grandfather. I think he could be like that. A bit sly, but funny and kind.
What did I inherit from my grandfather?
Mom said that a cheerful character, love of work and not perfect eyesight. I think that’s a lot. Thank you grandfather.
People and portraits