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"Debutant Embellished 42x22 Huge" by Lena Sotskova - Framed Embellished on Canvas $1,800
Debutant Embellished 42x22  Huge Limited Edition Print by Lena Sotskova
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Debutant Embellished 42x22  Huge Limited Edition Print by Lena Sotskova - 1
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Lena Sotskova

"Debutant Embellished 42x22 Huge"

LISTING INFO
ARTIST BIO
Hand SignedLower Right  
Condition Excellent 
Framed without GlassMatted And Framed, Frame is Embellished 
Purchased fromGallery 2009 
Certificate of AuthenticityArt Brokerage 
LID127240
Lena Sotskova

Art Brokerage: Lena Sotskova Russian Artist: b. 1963. Lena Sotskova was born in Moscow in 1963. The only child of her parents and a descendent of generations of Russian aristocracy, Sotskova benefited from the immersion of art and culture through artists, musicians, and actors frequently visiting her parents’ home. With classical music, the paintings of old masters, and sculptures surrounding her, Sotskova’s artistic and creative instincts gained life. Traveling extensively with her parents, and later by herself, Sotskova visited Florence, Paris, London, various Asian capitals, and many regions of her native Russia. This exposure to the diverse, rich, and vast cultures of centuries of global art and music continued to mold her inherent artistic qualities. At a young age Lena already realized that her gift of talent alone is not enough to become a master, and therefore she took her education very seriously: Sotskova gained entrance into the most competitive art university in Russia. Named after Count Stroganoff, this elite university only accepted one student to every three hundred applicants. During her six years at university, she studied (among many other disciplines) the history of art world styles, art techniques of Renaissance masters, and methods of icon paintings as found in Russian churches. Sotskova even studied anatomy and observed actual corpses in a morgue to become better acquainted with the human form and enhance her painting of the human body. She was among selected group of people permitted to access archives of the Art Fund of Russia, closed to the general public; Sotskova gained entrance to the vaults of prestigious institutions such as The Hermitage, The Louvre, and royal palaces and cathedrals of Moscow and St. Petersburg. She was involved in the restoration of rare pieces of art that were damaged during the Moscow fire of 1812, in the war with emperor Napoleon Bonaparte.

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