Love grants in a moment what toil can hardly achieve in an age.
—Johann von Goethe. (via quotedojo)
Reynard at the Wythe
Girl with a Candle (Self-portrait), 1911, private collection.
Zinaida Serebriakova was among the first female Russian painters of distinction. She belonged to the artistic Benois family. From her youth onwards she strove to express her love of the world and to show the beauty of the Russian land and its people.
Canale della Guerra, Venice, Rubens Santoro.