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20 December 2017

young woman reading a book 1934 aleksandr;  deineka.jpg 1899-1969

What an intelligent and attractive expression on her face! Young Woman Reading a Book 1934 was painted by Aleksandr Deineka (1899-1969): three of his paintings are in Red Star Over Russia: a Revolution in Visual Culture 1905-55 at Tate Modern until mid February. Here is an article about him. But Young Woman Reading was clearly an uncharacteristic work for him.

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