Maker: Bozhii, Mikhail Mikhailovich (1911-1990)
Title: Woman in White-Red Dress
Year: 1960
Country: Ukraine; Soviet Union
Materials: oil on canvas
Measurements: 80 cm x 55 cm (31 1/2 in x 21 5/8 in)

The celebrated Soviet painter Bozhii is primarily known for his portraits of soberly dressed women who embody moral purity. This young woman wears a white dress with red ribbon decoration, a red head scarf, and a golden earring. Her clothing references a new interest in Ukainian folk culture during the 1960s.

ID Number: 2007.900.195
Item Type: painting

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