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Constantin Somov


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Name
Constantin Somov
Birth Year
1869
Death Year
1939
Country
Russia
Movement
Art Nouveau

Constantin Somov Biography

Constantin Andreevich Somov was born in St. Petersburg on November 30, 1869 into the family of the senior curator at the Hermitage, artist and art historian, Andrei Ivanovich Somov and his wife, Nadezhda Constantinovna, an excellent musician. The family had a big collection of paintings, etchings, watercolors, big library; the artists were frequent guests in the house. Constantin started to learn to play piano, singing, and painting early.


Constantin Somov 59 Most Important Paintings and Artworks

  • Constantin Somov. Fireworks.
    Fireworks.

    1904. Gouache on paper. Private collection.

  • Constantin Somov. Kiss.
    Kiss.

    1904. Head-piece for magazine "Jugend". Watercolor, bronzing on paper. Private collection.

  • Constantin Somov. Promenade after Rain.
    Promenade After Rain.

    1896. Watercolor and lead prncil on paper pasted on cardboard. The Russian Museum, St. Petersburg, Russia.

  • Constantin Somov. Landscape in the Evening. Martyshkino.
    Landscape In The Evening. Martyshkino.

    1896. Charcoal, pastel on paper. The Russian Museum, St. Petersburg, Russia.

  • Constantin Somov. Self-Portrait.
    Self-Portrait.

    1898. Watercolor, pastel, pencil on paper. The Russian Museum, St. Petersburg, Russia.

  • Constantin Somov. In the Nursery.
    In The Nursery.

    1898. Watercolor, gouache, pencil on paper. The Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow, Russia.

  • Constantin Somov. Ploughland.
    Ploughland.

    1900. Oil on cardboard. The A. N. Radishchev Museum of Arts, Saratov, Russia.

  • Constantin Somov. On the Balcony.
    On The Balcony.

    1901. Oil on canvas. The Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow, Russia.

  • Constantin Somov. Courtesans.
    Courtesans.

    1903. Watercolor, gouache, and pastel on paper. The Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow, Russi.

  • Constantin Somov. Self-Portrait.
    Self-Portrait.

    . Oil on canvas. The Russian Museum, St. Petersburg, Russia.

  • Constantin Somov. Island of Love.
    Island Of Love.

    1900. Oil on canvas. The Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow, Russia.

  • Constantin Somov. Harlequin and Death.
    Harlequin And Death.

    1907. Watercolor and gouache on paper. The Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow, Russia.

  • Constantin Somov. Title page for A. Blok's book The Theater.
    Title Page For A. Blok's Book The Theater.

    1907. Watercolor, pen and ink, and brush, heightened with white. The Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow, Russia.

  • Constantin Somov. Rainbow.
    Rainbow.

    1908. Watercolor on paper pasted on cardboard. The Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow, Russia.

  • Constantin Somov. The Laughed Kiss.
    The Laughed Kiss.

    1908-09. Oil on canvas. The Russian Museum, St. Petersburg, Russia.

  • Constantin Somov. Young Woman. Asleep.
    Young Woman. Asleep.

    1909. Gouache and watercolor on paper pasted on cloth. The Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow, Russia.

  • Constantin Somov. Lady and Harlequin.
    Lady And Harlequin.

    1912. Watercolor, gouache on paper pasted on cardboard. The Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow, Russia.

  • Constantin Somov. Italian Comedy.
    Italian Comedy.

    1914. Watercolor, gouache on paper. Private collection.

  • Constantin Somov. Portrait of E. Oliv.
    Portrait Of E. Oliv.

    1914. Oil on canvas. The Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow, Russia.

  • Constantin Somov. Winter. Skating-Rink.
    Winter. Skating-Rink.

    1915. Oil on canvas. The Russian Museum, St. Petersburg, Russia.

Constantin Somov Bibliography

Constantin Somov by irina Pruzhan. Moscow, 1972.

The World of Art’ Movement. by Vsevolod Petrov and Alexander Kamensky. Aurora Art Publishers. Leningrad. 1991.