31 March 2014

Irkutsk. Architectural Monuments.

Irkutsk. Architectural Monuments.
Irkutsk. Arhitektuurimälestised.
Иркутск. Архитектурные памятники.

Postcard, 1979.
My collection.

29 March 2014

"Rinaldo and Armida"

"Rinaldo and Armida" / Nicolas Poussin (1594-1665) / The State Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts. Moscow. Russia.

"Rinaldo ja Armida" / Nicolas Poussin / Puškini nim Riiklik Kunstimuuseum. Moskva.

"Ринальдо и Армида" / Никола Пуссен / Государственный музей изобразительных искусств имени А. С. Пушкина. Москва.

Postcard, 1976.
My collection.

* Nicolas Poussin (15 June 1594 - 19 November 1665) was the leading painter of the classical French Baroque style, although he spent most of his working life in Rome. Most of his works are history paintings of religious or mythological subjects that very often have a large landscape element. - Wikipedia.

* Nicolas Poussin (15. juuni 1594 - 19. november 1665) oli prantsuse klassitsistlikku stiili viljelev maalikunstnik, kes töötas põhiliselt Roomas.

* Sõjamees Rinaldo ja võlur Armida on itaalia kirjaniku Torquato Tasso (11. märts 1544 - 25. aprill 1595) peateose, Esimese ristisõja ainelise eepose "Vabastatud Jeruusalemm" (1575, ilm 1581) tegelased.

* Никола Пуссен (1594-1665) - французский художник, стоявший у истоков живописи классицизма. Долгое время жил и работал в Риме. Практически все его картины - на историко-мифологические сюжеты. - Wikipedia.

27 March 2014

"The Rape of Europa"

"The Rape of Europa" (1655) / Claude Lorrain  (1600-1682) / The State Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts. Moscow. Russia.

"Euroopa röövimine" (1655) / Claude Lorrain / Puškini nim Riiklik Kunstimuuseum. Moskva.

"Похищение Европы" (1655) / Клод Лоррен / Государственный музей изобразительных искусств имени А. С. Пушкина. Москва.

Postcard, 1976.
My collection.

* Claude Lorrain (also Claude Gellée or Le Lorrain;  c. 1600 -  21 or 23 November 1682) was an artist of the Baroque era who was active in Italy, and is admired for his achievements in landscape painting.

* Клод Лоррен (Клод Желле или Желе; 1600-1682) - французский живописец и гравёр, один из величайших мастеров классического пейзажа. В 1627 году Лоррен уехал в Италию и обосновался в Риме. Там он жил до самой смерти.

25 March 2014

Irkutsk. Russia. 1979

Irkutsk. Winter.
Irkutsk. Talvesiluetid.
Иркутск. Зимние силуэты

Postcard, 1979.
My collection.

See also: Irkutsk

21 March 2014

"A Portrait of the Painter's Sister-in-law"

"A Portrait of the Painter's Sister-in-law" (1654) / Rembrandt van Rijn (1606-1669) / The State Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts. Moscow. Russia.

"Kunstniku vennanaise portree" (1654) / Rembrandt / Puškini nim Riiklik Kunstimuuseum. Moskva.

"Портрет жены брата художника" (1654) / Рембрандт / Государственный музей изобразительных искусств имени А. С. Пушкина. Москва.

Postcard, 1976.
My collection.

See also: "A Young Woman Trying on Earrings"

20 March 2014

"Aries. The Zodiac cycle"


"Aries. The Zodiac cycle" (1907) / Mikalojus Konstantinas Čiurlionis (1875-1911) / Lithuania.

"Jäär. Sodiaagimärgid" / Mikalojus Konstantinas Čiurlionis / Leedu.

"Овен. Знаки Зодиака" / Микалоюс Константинас Чюрлёнис / Литва.

Postcard, 1971.
My collection.

* Aries: the first astrological sign in the Zodiac; March 20 - April 20.

* Mikalojus Konstantinas Čiurlionis (22 September /O.S. 10 September/ 1875 - 10 April /O.S. 28 March/ 1911) was a Lithuanian painter and composer.

* Микалоюс Константинас Чюрлёнис (1875-1911) - литовский художник и композитор.

19 March 2014

Irkutsk. Akademgorodok. 1979

Irkutsk. Akademgorodok.
Irkutsk. Akadeemialinnak.
Иркутск. Академгородок.

Postcard, 1979.
My collection.

* Akademgorodok, meaning: "academic campus" or "academic town", is a name of districts in several cities in former USSR. Irkutsk Akademgorodok = Irkutsk Scientific Centre
of the Siberian Branch of the USSR Academy of Science (now of the Russian Academy of Science).

18 March 2014

The Russian Forest

The Russian Forest.
Vene mets.
Русский лес.

Postcard, 1981.
My collection.

17 March 2014

"The Breakfast"


"The Breakfast" / Abraham van Beyeren (1620/21-1690) / The State Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts. Moscow. Russia.

"Hommikueine" / Abraham van Beijeren / Puškini nim Riiklik Kunstimuuseum. Moskva.

"Завтрак" / Абрахам ван Бейерен / Государственный музей изобразительных искусств имени А. С. Пушкина. Москва.

Postcard, 1976.
My collection.

* Abraham Hendriksz van Beijeren (Beyeren, ca. 1620 - March 1690) was a Dutch Baroque era painter. He was little regarded in his day but is now considered one of the greatest of still-life painters. - Wikipedia.

* Абрахам ван Беерен (Бейерен, ок. 1620-1690) - голландский художник XVII века, мастер натюрмортов с посудой и фруктами, иногда с цветами, рисовал также морские пейзажи. - Wikipedia.

* Postcard from the set "The State Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts. Paintings 2".
* Postkaardikogumik "Puškini nim Riiklik Kunstimuuseum. Maalid II".
* Подборка открыток "Государственный музей изобразительных искусств имени А. С. Пушкина. Живопись II".

16 March 2014

"Night Café at Arles"

"Night Café at Arles" (1888) / Paul Gauguin (1848-1903) / The State Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts. Moscow. Russia.

"Arles’i kohvik" (1888) / Paul Gauguin (1848-1903) / Puškini nim Riiklik Kunstimuuseum. Moskva.

"Кафе в Арле" (1888) / Поль Гоген (1848-1903) / Государственный музей изобразительных искусств имени А. С. Пушкина. Москва.

Postcard, 1976.
My collection.


* Postcard from the set "The State Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts. Paintings 2".
* Postkaardikogumik "Puškini nim Riiklik Kunstimuuseum. Maalid II".
* Подборка открыток "Государственный музей изобразительных искусств имени А. С. Пушкина. Живопись II".

13 March 2014

Ilia Chavchavadze's House-Museum. Kvareli. Georgia

Ilia Chavchavadze's House-Museum. Kvareli. Georgia.
Ilja Tšavtšavadze majamuuseum. Kvareli. Gruusia NSV.
Дом-музей Ильи Чавчавадзе.Кварели. Грузинская ССР.

Postcard, 1976.
My collection.

* Prince Ilia Chavchavadze (Georgian: ილია ჭავჭავაძე) (1837-1907) was a Georgian writer, poet, journalist and lawyer who spearheaded the revival of the Georgian national movement in the second half of the 19th century, during the Russian rule of Georgia. He was a devoted protector of the Georgian language and culture from Russification. Today he is widely regarded as one of the founding fathers of modern Georgia. In 1987, Prince Chavchavadze was formally canonized by the Georgian Orthodox and Apostolic Church, as "Saint Ilia the Righteous". - Wikipedia.

* Kvareli (Georgian: ყვარელი) is a town in northeastern in Kakheti Province, Georgia. Located in the Alazani Valley, near the foothills of the Greater Caucasus Mountains, it was the birthplace of Georgian author Ilia Chavchavadze, whose fortified house is preserved as a local museum. - Wikipedia.

* Vürst Ilja Tšavtšavadze (Chavchavadze; 1837-1907) oli Gruusia (Georgia) kirjanik, luuletaja, kultuuri- ja ühiskonnategelane, keda tänapäeval hinnatakse kui nüüdis-Georgiale alusepanijat ja venestamise vastu võitlejat ja kes 1987. a kuulutati pühakuks Ilja Õiglaseks. Kvareli, kus postkaardil kujutatud majamuuseum asub, oli Ilja Tšavtšavadze sünnikoht.

* Илья Григорьевич Чавчавадзе (груз. ილია ჭავჭავაძე; 27 октября [8 ноября] 1837 - 30 августа [12 сентября] 1907) - член Государственного совета и князь Российской империи, тавади, грузинский поэт, писатель, публицист, великий гражданин и патриот Грузии, создатель современного литературного грузинского языка и борец за суверенитет Грузии. Канонизирован Грузинской православной церковью как Святой Илья Праведный в 1987 году. Одна из самых знаменитых национальных фигур Грузии начала XX века. Сегодня Илью Чавчавадзе считают Pater Patriae (Отец отечества) Грузии. - Wikipedia.

12 March 2014

Bratsk. Russia. 1981


Bratsk. The city's economy is largely reliant on heavy industry, including one of Russia's largest aluminum plants and lumber mills.

Bratskis asuvad suur alumiinimumivabrik ja metsatööstuskompleks.

Алюминиевый завод и лесопромышленный комплекс - крупнейшие промышленные предприятия Братска.

Postcards, 1981.
My collection.

11 March 2014

Bratsk. Russia. 1981

Bratsk. New buildings.
Bratsk. Uusehitused.
Братск. Новые дома.

Postcard, 1981.
My collection.

10 March 2014

Irkutsk Hydroelectric Power Station

Irkutsk Hydroelectric Power Station.
Irkutski hüdroelektrijaam.
Иркутская ГЭС.

Postcard, 1979.
My collection.

9 March 2014

Angara River. Timber rafting

Angara River. Timber rafting.
Parvetamine Angara jõel.
Ангара. Кошельный сплав.

Postcard, 1981.
My collection.

5 March 2014

Traffic Rules for Children

Traffic Rules for Children / Margarita Fuks / Estonia.

Liikluseeskirjad lastele / Margarita Fuks / Eesti.
Küll nukul on viletsad päevad käes!
Ema sülle on suletud sissepääs.
Ja küllap varsti märkab ka Jass,
et parkimiskeelu all nurru lööb kass.


Открытка на тему о правилах движения / Художник Маргарита Фукс / Эстония.

Postcard, 1975.
My collection.

4 March 2014

Leningrad. Saint Isaac's Cathedral. Russia

Leningrad (St. Petersburg). Saint Isaac's Cathedral or Isaakievskiy Sobor.  Russia.
Leningrad (Peterburi). Vaade Iisaku katedraalile Vassili saarelt.
Ленинград (Санкт-Петербург). Вид на Исаакиевский собор с Васильевского острова.

Postcard, 1977.
My collection.
See also:  Leningrad. Saint Isaac's Cathedral.

3 March 2014

Sukhumi. Abkhazia. Georgia. 1977

Sukhumi. Lenin Street.
Suhhumi. Lenini tänav.
Сухуми. Улица им Ленина.

Postcard, 1977.
My collection.

* Sukhumi or Sokhumi is the city of western Georgia and the capital of Abkhazia, a disputed region on the Black Sea coast. The city suffered significant damage during the Georgian-Abkhazian conflict in the early 1990s. - Wikipedia.

2 March 2014

Irkutsk. Russia. 1979

Irkutsk. The Eternal Flame of Glory.
Irkutsk. Igavese tule juures.
Иркутск. У Вечного огня Славы.

Postcard, 1979.
My collection.

Look also: Irkutsk

1 March 2014

"Children Floating Boats"

"Children Floating Boats" / Evgeni Vasilyev (1910-1998).
"Lapsed ujutavad mängulaevu" / Jevgeni Vassiljev.
"Дети пускают кораблики" / Евгений Павлович Васильев (1910-1998).

Postcard, 1956.
My collection.
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