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Congratulations to A. Poczter for placing the winning bid of $2,500 for March's silent auction painting, "The Open Window", by a graduate and later a professor at the famed Repin Institute in St. Petersburg, Erik I. Rebane. Estimated at $3,500- 4,500. 

Welcome to The McCarthey Gallery

The Thomas Kearns McCarthey Gallery is one of the foremost dealers in the United States dealing with Russian Impressionistic art.  The Gallery maintains an extensive inventory of collectible works by Russia's most respected artists during the period of 1930 to 1980.  The Gallery carefully selects paintings that are historically significant, original in composition, interesting in form and beautiful in their depiction of the human spirit.  We have been working in Russia for many years and have developed close personal relationships with many of the artists and their families.  Together with our associated gallery in Russia, Dacha Art, and our Russian partners, we maintain extremely close ties with the arts community in Russia and the former Soviet republics.  In addition to our Russian specialization, the TKM Gallery is proud to work with talented artists from other countries who have the spirit of the Russian art.

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April Silent Auction

2815wSergei Nikolaevich Vedeneyev, "Ice on the River"
19'' x 27¼'', (48 x 69 cm) 1967, Oil on Board,
Estimate $4,500- $5,500, Current Bid, $750, H. Boyd

Congratulations to A. Poczter for placing the winning bid of $2,500 for March's silent auction painting, "The Open Window", by a graduate and later a professor at the famed Repin Institute in St. Petersburg, Erik I. Rebane. Estimated at $3,500- 4,500.

For our April silent auction......UPDATING

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Sergey Nikolayevich Vedeneyev, 1918- 1998

Kostroma

Sergey Nikolayevich Vedeneev was born in the Smolenskaya Village in the Yaroslav Region on August 11, 1908. From 1935 to 1937 he studied at Art at the prestigious University of Yaroslavl under the guidance of professor S.F. Shitov. Later, from 1937 to 1940 he moved to Ivanovo where he worked and studied in the Studio of  N.P. Serekin.

In 1946 he moved to Kostroma and began painting. From that time he actively participated in many City, Regional and Republican Art Exhibitions. Several personal exhibitions of the artists were held in his home town of Kostroma. In addition to his work as painter he also illustrated many books, including those of J. Verne and L.Panteleev for the Regional Publishing House in Kostroma. Sergey Nikolayevich Vedeneev continued the traditions of the Russian realistic Art School. He painted genre composition, portraits, landscapes. The artist's paintings can be found in museums' and private art collections in Russia and abroad.

Vladimir Filippov- New Works!

 

"Lonely Fir Tree",  15¾'' x 23½'', 2010, Oil on Board, $3,600

"Lonely Fir Tree", 15¾'' x 23½'', 2010, Oil on Board, $3,600

"Boy Fishing", 23½'' x 31½'', 2014, Oil on Canvas, $5,300

"Boy Fishing", 23½'' x 31½'', 2014, Oil on Canvas, $5,300

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"Spring on the River", 15¾'' x 23½'', 2010, Oil on Board, $3,500

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Filippov with his mentor, the Master Yuri Kugach 

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Russian & Soviet Impressionism
Russia's Rich Cultural Heritage

impressionism-homeRussia's rich cultural heritage represents the best of human creativity. Its literature, music, visual and performing arts and architecture are among the most profound, compelling and beautiful expressions of the human spirit.

Much of this rich heritage is well known in the United States, such as the writing of Leo Tolstoy and Fyodor Dostoevsky, the music of Peter Tchaikovsky, Serge Prokofiev and Igor Stravinsky, the painting of Ilya Repin and Vassily Kadinsky, the architecture of the Kremlin and State Hermitage Museum and the dance of the Bolshoi Ballet.

Less well known in this tradition of creativity is the painting of the Russian Impressionist period, lasting from approximately 1930 to 1980. Russian Impressionism made an important contribution to the cultural heritage of Russia, but until recently, little has been known of its beauty and quality and its leading artists because of Soviet isolationism. During this period much of the cultural life in the Communist Soviet Union was denied Western exposure. The demise of Communism, the lifting of the Iron Curtain and the movement towards freedom and democracy of the newly formed Commonwealth of Independent States has allowed the world the opportunity to experience a unique and important historical past through the art work.

It is now being collected and recognized by art historians, museum directors, curators and collectors as some of the best art produced in the twentieth century. 

"Soviet Impressionism"- Vern G. Swanson

From a unique set of circumstances that would be impossible to duplicate, Soviet Art from 1930 to 1980 was the 20th century's major realist school of painting. It powerfully expresses itself with a simple clarity of pictorial language, consummate adeptness and truthful portrayal of life. The Soviet artist acted as a willing collaborator with and portrayer of the aspirations of society. This contrasted with Western models where artists were typically alienated from their community. Acceptance will come, using the Soviet phrase, because it is "historically inevitable". It is already to a certain extent here with the pictures from the period increasingly passing through the sale rooms of Europe and North America. This book should give wider understanding of this underrated but artistically exciting movement in Soviet art.

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Olya Cheney- New Works!

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Cheney, Olya “Bird Refuge, Utah”
16'' x 20'', (40.64 x 50.80 cm),  2015, Oil on Canvas $950 

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Cheney, Olya “Cloudy Day, Park City”
18'' x 23'', (45.72 x 58.42 cm) 2015, Acrylic on Canvas,  $1,150

9975Cheney, Olya “Fall Time, Swaner Barn”
18'' x 24'', (45.72 x 60.96 cm) 2015, Oil on Canvas $1,200

 

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