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Photo, Print, Drawing Ispeklis' shanezhki. Испеклись шанежки.

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Title

  • Ispeklis' shanezhki.

Other Title

  • Испеклись шанежки.

Translated Title

  • Fresh-Baked Shaneshki (Siberian Buns) and Grandmother Arina, from Whom I Rented a Bed. Irkutsk.

Summary

  • Boris Vasilievich Smirnov (1881-1954) was a Russian artist who in 1904 traveled by prisoner transport from western Russia across Siberia. Along the way he created a series of drawings and watercolors of the people and places he encountered. Best known as a portraitist, Smirnov focused on the faces of the men and women he met, who included exiles, prisoners, settlers from Ukraine and western Russia, local military and civilian officials, peasants and merchants. His works from this period also include a handful of drawings of houses and landscapes. The sketches were made in the Ural Mountains, Irkutsk, Omsk, Krasnoyarsk, and in villages along the route. The details of Smirnov's journey are sketchy. Some accounts say that he traveled along the Great Siberian Road as a volunteer on the way to the front in the Russo-Japanese War. Other accounts say that he was an exile, possibly sent to Siberia for refusing to be conscripted into the army. The Great Siberian Road, depicted in several of Smirnov's drawings, was the route from Moscow to China via Siberia. Smirnov's collection of 99 graphic items is preserved in the Novosibirsk State Museum of Regional History and Folklife. The collection was acquired by the museum from the artist in 1950. It was digitized for the Meeting of Frontiers project in the early 2000s. The complete collection is presented in the World Digital Library. World Digital Library.

Names

  • Smirnov, Boris Vasil'evich, , 1881-1954 , artist.

Created / Published

  • Irkutsk, Russia : [publisher not identified], 1904

Headings

  • -  Smirnov
  • -  grafika
  • -  portret
  • -  ėtnografii︠a︡
  • -  Sibir'
  • -  Irkutsk
  • -  Baking
  • -  Bread
  • -  Clothing and dress
  • -  Kitchens
  • -  Russian Federation
  • -  Irkutsk Oblast
  • -  Смирнов
  • -  графика
  • -  портрет
  • -  этнография
  • -  Сибирь
  • -  Иркутск

Notes

  • -  Avtorskai︠a︡ podpis' - nizhniĭ levyĭ ugol (karandash). List plotno prikleen k paspartu. Tyl'nai︠a︡ storona paspartu sverkhu sleva - avtorskai︠a︡ nadpis': "khud. Smirnov B.V. Ispeklis' shaneshki Irkutsk 1904 g." (skoropis'; fioletovye chernila); "Babushka Arina, u kotoroĭ i︠a︡ snimal "koĭku" (skoropis'; chernye chernila).
  • -  Original image at: Novosibirsk State Museum of Regional History and Folklife
  • -  Авторская подпись - нижний левый угол (карандаш). Лист плотно приклеен к паспарту. Тыльная сторона паспарту сверху слева - авторская надпись: "худ. Смирнов Б.В. Испеклись шанешки Иркутск 1904 г." (скоропись; фиолетовые чернила); "Бабушка Арина, у которой я снимал "койку" (скоропись; черные чернила).

Medium

  • 1 drawing : pencil ; 30.5 x 20.5 cm.

Source Collection

  • Boris Smirnov Print Collection

Digital Id

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 2018688256

Online Format

  • image

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Chicago citation style:

Smirnov, Boris Vasil'Evich, , Artist. Ispeklis' Shanezhki. Irkutsk Oblast Irkutsk Russian Federation, 1904. [Irkutsk, Russia: publisher not identified] Photograph. https://www.loc.gov/item/2018688256/.

APA citation style:

Smirnov, B. V. (1904) Ispeklis' Shanezhki. Irkutsk Oblast Irkutsk Russian Federation, 1904. [Irkutsk, Russia: publisher not identified] [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2018688256/.

MLA citation style:

Smirnov, Boris Vasil'Evich, , Artist. Ispeklis' Shanezhki. [Irkutsk, Russia: publisher not identified] Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2018688256/>.