"Elizabeth Boehm’s Magic Brush" Automatic translate
с 16 Октября
по 9 Декабря
Калужский объединенный музей-заповедник
ул. Пушкина, д.4
February 24th marks the 175th anniversary of the birth of Elizabeth Boehm, an original artist of the turn of the 19th-20th centuries. The basis of her work is a children’s theme. Genre scenes for children that became the subjects of her watercolors, lithographs, sketches for painting crystal and porcelain gave her works a special charm, and the draftswoman brought worldwide fame and well-deserved awards. Elizaveta Merkuryevna Boehm received a special education, achieved success as an illustrator of books and magazines. The finest, sincere, living silhouettes created by the artist have remained forever in the history of the Russian illustrated book. Elizabeth Boehm is recognized as the unsurpassed master of the decoration of open letters. According to the drawings of Elizabeth Merkuryevna Boehm, more than three hundred postcards were issued. In Soviet times, her name was forgotten, and Boehm’s works were used without mentioning the author. Today, the memory of the work of this illustrious Russian artist is being revived.
The exhibition is represented by vintage postcards, illustrations from books published in the late XIX-early XX centuries in Paris, St. Petersburg, New York; a rare edition of the book-album “Types from the notes of the hunter I. S. Turgenev in the silhouettes of E. Boehm” of 1883, copies from the album of non-postcards, the legendary alphabet.
In addition, you are waiting for:
- An opportunity to make a memorable shot on a background of pictures
- The opportunity to purchase souvenirs
The exhibition is open daily from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Saturday from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., Monday is a day off