Gallery Direct Art

Your Framed Art and Print Gallery Superstore
5900 Jonestown Rd., PO Box 6070, Paxtonia, PA, 17112
phone 1-800-733-1144 / 1-877-428-9278, fax 1-800-830-3640
inquiries@gallerydirectart.com
www.gallerydirectart.com

Limited Edition Prints, Posters, Framed Art - 800-733-1144
Gallery Direct Art
Search by Title, Artist, Keyword or Item #

  

You are here: 

Viktor Shvaiko Limited Edition Hand Embellished Serigraph on Canvas: "Rendezvous in Venice"

Item #: JB-117

Viktor Shvaiko Limited Edition Hand Embellished Serigraph on Canvas: "Rendezvous in Venice"
Mouse over to Zoom
Tell a Friend
Print this page
Previous Item
68 of 233
Next Item
View All Top Sellers

$695.00 Free Shipping

Ask about this item
Enlarge Image

As you order, each item will appear in your shopping cart. You may always make changes or cancel it.


Artist: Viktor Shvaiko
Title: Rendezvous in Venice
Size: 18" x 24"
Edition:
Medium: Limited Edition Hand Embellished Serigraph on Canvas
About the Artist: Born in Altai, one of Russia's most remote and off the beaten track towns, Viktor Shvaiko grew up surrounded by the beauty of the wilderness. His natural inclination for fine arts and his strong urge to share his vision of nature drove him to find a way into the Novoaltaisk Artistic School, one of the two best schools for the arts in the former Soviet Union. Four years of strenuous studies enabled Viktor, avery diligent student, to acquire the skills of a true artist. Viktor credits his teacher, Ilbek Khairoullinov, for a true fine arts education. A strict regimen of drawing, an intricate technique of using colors and the influence of 19th century Russian artist Karl Brynllow brought Viktor Shvaiko close to traditional academic style of painting. Having attained technical excellence in the manner of these traditional influences, the artist now possessed the tools with which to express his feelings to the world. At this point, Viktor's main focus became the beautiful Altai landscapes. The Shvaiko family then moved to Transkarpathia, the western mountainous portion of the Ukraine. There Viktor became enchanted with the picturesque and breathtakingly beautiful countryside. He continued to paint and was invited to show in two one-person expositions in Moukachevo in 1990 and a group exhibition in Hungary in 1991. Shvaiko chafed under the stifling effect that the lingering Russian bureaucracy had on the careers of young artists. Unable to get a visa to a Western country, Viktor was permitted to travel to Yugoslavia. In the confusion of the civil war, he fled to Italy with his paintings strapped to his back, often encountering gunfire from roving bands of militia. Having arrived in Italy virtually penniless, Viktor survived by selling his paintings on the streets in Rome. He managed to build a following for himself, and save some money. He eventually returned to a now more liberalized Russia, and was able to obtain passage to America. Arriving in New York with little money and less English, Viktor was again able to survive by selling his work. It was here that he developed his penchant for painting little cafes and other intimate places that we see in his work today, and that have become his trademark. His enticing mix of beauty and mystery has drawn the interest and admiration of collectors from around the world.


Return to previous page

Home | About Us | FAQ's | Browse by Artists | Our Policies | Safe Shopping | 100% Privacy PolicyPrintable Order Form | Custom Framing | Contact Us  | Site Map | Price Match Guarantee | What Our Customers Say

GalleryDirectArt.com TM - Our 29th Year Decorating America's Homes
5900 Jonestown Rd., Paxtonia, PA, 17112
inquiries@gallerydirectart.com
phone 1-800-
733-1144 / 1-717-657-5298, fax 1-800-830-3640


Gallery Direct Art is Consumer Ranked # 1 with the Highest Customer Service Ratings of any Online Art Retailer. Featured in Publications such as Art and Antiques, Wildlife Art, Inform Art , Southwest Art, Country Sampler, US Art, Western Interiors, Ritz Carlton, and Décor Magazines. We meet or beat the prices of authorized galleries with the best service, quality, and state-of-the-art shipping in the world of fine art!

Gallery Direct Art
Follow Gallery Direct Art on Twitter Become a Fan
No Sales Tax will be charged to your order when you purchase here, regardless of where you live!


Copyright 2000-2017 Gallery Direct Art TM. All Item pricing and availability is subject to change. Sizes are approximate. All images are copyrighted by their respective publishers. They are presented here for your evaluation only. It is illegal to use these images for any other purpose. Disclaimer: This site is not associated with gallerydirect.com
Legal

You are here: 

Home > Framed Art > Top Sellers > Viktor Shvaiko Limited Edition Hand Embellished Serigraph on Canvas: "Rendezvous in Venice"

Home > Serigraphs and Giclees > Viktor Shvaiko > Viktor Shvaiko Limited Edition Hand Embellished Serigraph on Canvas: "Rendezvous in Venice"


Related Products
James Coleman Disney Fine Art Limited Edition Giclee on Canvas:"We'll Keep Em - 101 Dalmatians " | Federal Duck Stamp Print 2013 Hand Signed and Numbered Limited Edition Artist Proof by Robert Steiner :"Common Goldeneye" | Robert Griffing Handsigned and Numbered Limited Edition Print: "On the Trail to Fort Pitt" | John Mecray Hand Signed and Numbered Limited Edition Canvas Giclee:"Flying Home" | William Silvers Limited Edition Disney Giclee on Canvas:"Conducting the Cosmos - Mickey" | Slava Brodinsky Hand Signed and Numbered Limited Edition Serigraph on Paper: " Beyond the Horizon " | Ted Jeremenko Handsigned & Numbered Limited Edition :"Full Moon " | Peter Sculthorpe Handsigned & Numbered Limited Edition Giclee on Etching Paper:"Moonscape" | Tripp Harrison Hand Signed and Numbered Limited Edition Print:"Solitude" | Bonnie Marris Handsigned and Numbered Limited Edition Canvas Giclee:"Lazy Days on the Big Crooked" | Viktor Shvaiko Limited Edition Hand Embellished Serigraph on Canvas: "Rendezvous in Venice" | Mort Kunstler Hand Signed and Numbered Limited Edition Canvas Giclee:"Old Glory" | Anna Razumovskaya Hand Signed and Numbered Limited Edition Artist Embellished Canvas Giclee: "HARMONY II" | Gil Dellinger Signed and Numbered Limited Edition Giclée on Somerset Velvet Paper:"The Dairy in Autumn" | Gil Dellinger Signed and Numbered Limited Edition Giclée on Somerset Velvet Paper:"Winter's Birds" | James Coleman Hand Signed and Numbered Limited Edition Giclee on Canvas:"A Great Year" | Michael J Austin Hand Signed and Numbered Limited Edition Giclee :" Black Dress " | Fabian Perez Handsigned and Numbered Limited Edition Embellished Giclee on Canvas:"Pase de Pacho" | Peter Sculthorpe Handsigned and Numbered Limted Edition Giclee on Etching Paper:"Creek House" | Ted Jeremenko Handsigned & Numbered Limited Edition :"Autumn Afternoon "Tom Gilleon Hand Signed MuseumEdition™ Limited Giclee Canvas:"Indian Sunset II"


Viktor Shvaiko Limited Edition Hand Embellished Serigraph on Canvas: "Rendezvous in Venice"

The Gallery House/Gallery Direct Art BBB Business Review

View Cart