Self-portrait with Yellow Lilies, Natalia Goncharova
May 11, 2016

Self-portrait with Yellow Lilies, Natalia Goncharova

DETAIL: Natalia Goncharova (Russian; 1881–1962). Self-Portrait with Yellow Lilies, 1907–08. Oil on canvas; 30.5″ x 23″.The State Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow, Russia. Public Domain. Women Artists ABOUT THE ARTIST In 2007, a Christie’s Modern and Impressionist sale in London sold a painting by a female artist for the tidy sum of 4.9 million pounds ($9.8 million), and […]

Stormy Night (Sturmwind), Marianne von Werefkin
December 10, 2015

Stormy Night (Sturmwind), Marianne von Werefkin

DETAIL: Marianne von Werefkin (Russian; 1860–1938). Stormy Night (Sturmwind), 1915–1917. Oil on canvas; 18.7″ × 24.4″. Albertina Museum, Vienna, Austria. Public Domain. Women Artists ABOUT THE ARTIST Marianne von Werefkin (1860–1938) was born a baroness in tsarist Russia. Her mother was a painter; her father, a military general. Her talent emerged early; at age 14 she began […]