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Title: Lady Summer
Artist: Shapkin Oleg
Size (cm): 18x8x2
Price : $6450 SOLD!





Oleg Shapkin(born in 1955) is a Top 5 Fedoskino artist.His works are presented in different museums of Russia and other countres, in many privates collections.Oleg is author of book "Combination of styles in the Fedoskino lacquered miniature"and many other articles dedicated to lacquer art. Oleg is winner of many prizes, including such honored for all artist like, the Artist's Union Prize of Soveit Union.This impressive Shapkin's art work shows a symbolical image of summer, like a beautiful lady.Oleg used different shadows of blue and white creating this scene, with addition of gold and silver metal paints to give a feeling of magic and splendor. In this work master demonstrates his outstanding skill, painting Lady's Summer apparel. Painting with an ultra fine brush, he creates exquisite gold ornament of her dress.The box's sides are adorned with beautiful painting of summer forest.The box is constructed from paper-mache. The interior of the box is covered with red lacquer. The lid is hinged to the left of the composition, and the box rests on a flat bottom.The box is signed with the artist's name and the name of a village of Fedoskino.