Russian Woman in Engravings and Lithographs

Varvara Nicholaievna Asenkov

Russian Woman in Engravings and Lithographs

The portraits show the ideal female in accordance with how artists of the period from Peter the Great’s days to the latter half of the 19th century saw and represented a feminine beauty. The prints in the exhibition form an assemblage of visual range and great historical import. They are historic in the sense that they are testament to the changing fashions and tastes of Russian people.

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