Russian Paintings
                                                                                        

Alevtina Dmitrievna Pyzhova (b. 1936, Moscow) – Russian naive artist.
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Alevtina Pyzhova was born in Moscow in a family of military men. Despite an unsuccessful attempt to enter the Art School and the blindness of the left eye, she was engaged in creative life: painted the trays, sewing quilts, carved figurines. In parallel, she was working in house management. She started painting in 1991. Best known for television competition of self-taught artists, organized by Xenia Boguemskaia, and had first personal exhibition in 1999.

The main theme of her work is erotic and love. Many of the explicit scenes, according to the artist, based on the circumstances of her personal life. In addition, she has many anti-communist themes, as well as mythological and fantastic stories. She loves to depict the strange animals in the lush forests that resemble landscapes of Rousseau. Distinctive features of her style are bright, local colors combined with decorative and fabulous images.




  • Alephtina Pyzhova
    Alephtina Pyzhova
  • Alevtina Dmitrievna Pyzhova
    Alevtina Dmitrievna Pyzhova
  • Give a woman a man. 50x60 cm, canvas on cardboard, acrylic, 2018
    Give a woman a man. 50x60 cm, canvas on cardboard, acrylic, 2018
  • Good Masha but not our. 50x62 cm, hardboard, acrylic, 2018
    Good Masha but not our. 50x62 cm, hardboard, acrylic, 2018
  • Greeting. 50x60 cm, canvas on cardboard, acrylic, 2018 (2)
    Greeting. 50x60 cm, canvas on cardboard, acrylic, 2018 (2)
  • Nude with snake. 40x50 cm, canvas on cardboard,  acrylic, 2014
    Nude with snake. 40x50 cm, canvas on cardboard, acrylic, 2014
  • 14,7x19,7 cm, cardboard, gouache_3
    14,7x19,7 cm, cardboard, gouache_3
  • 29x9,4 cm, cardboard, gouache
    29x9,4 cm, cardboard, gouache
  • Amorous. 50x60 cm, canvas on cardboard, acrylic, 2016
    Amorous. 50x60 cm, canvas on cardboard, acrylic, 2016
  • Rest by the water. 40x50 cm, canvas on cardboard, acrylic, 2014
    Rest by the water. 40x50 cm, canvas on cardboard, acrylic, 2014
  • Harvest. 35x50 cm, hardboard, acrylic, 2015
    Harvest. 35x50 cm, hardboard, acrylic, 2015
  • Winter. 40x50 cm, canvas on cardboard, acrylic, 2016
    Winter. 40x50 cm, canvas on cardboard, acrylic, 2016
  • Undine. 40x50 cm, canvas on cardboard, acrylic, 2014 (2)
    Undine. 40x50 cm, canvas on cardboard, acrylic, 2014 (2)
  • Tigers. 35x50 cm, canvas on cardboard, acrylic
    Tigers. 35x50 cm, canvas on cardboard, acrylic
  • Swan lake. 33x50 cm, hardboard, acrylic, 2013.
    Swan lake. 33x50 cm, hardboard, acrylic, 2013.