1900 Self-Portrait oil on oil-cloth 38 x 49 cm Following on from the sophisticated and realistic portraits by Russian artist Ivan Kramskoy, I thought it would be good time to show the works of a C19th naïve artist Georgian artist Niko Pirosmani as a contrast. Pirosmani was the subject of a stylish and stylised film by Giorgi Shengelaya, made in 1969, that won the Grand Prix at the Chicago Film Festival in 1972. I loved this film when it came out and saw it at the cinema at least four times…
Niko Pirosmani - 220 artworks - painting
Niko Pirosmani lived in the XIX – XX cent., a remarkable figure of Georgian Naïve Art (Primitivism) and Avant-garde. Find more works of this artist at Wikiart.org – best visual art database.