Saturday in the Museum with Léon

Image: Léon Bakst, The Supper (1902). A couple weeks ago for our weekly art post, we focused on a painter from Russia’s so-called Silver Age of art.  For today’s post, we return to that era with a similar picture of a woman diner from another artist born under the Russian Empire who would spend the […]

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Saturday in the Museum with Elena

Image: Elena Kiseleva, In the Restaurant, Paris (1911). This week our art post highlights a Russian painter exploring Parisian nightlife after the turn of the century. Elena Kiseleva was born into an academic family, and she initially followed in her father’s footsteps as a student of mathematics.  But, after about bout with typhus, she switched […]

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