Father and mother. 1918

The artist is Romanchev

Leningrad painter Alexander Romanchev considered this portrait as a monument to his parents – Dmitry Isaevich (1895–1974) and Anastasia Dmitrievna (1896–1974), who lived during the revolution in the village of Great Gorenks of the Simbirsk province. The portrait is stylized for a provincial wedding photo of 1918, when the artist’s father, who served as a sailor on the Diana steamboat, came to a visit to his native village. (A. A.).

Russian portrait. XX century: St. Petersburg, 2001. WITH. 303.

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