Bacchus. 1986

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Fomichev Aleksey Stepanovich. B. 1926. Nizhny Novgorod region

Born in the workerís family, finished 7 grades at secondary school and a technical-school, worked as an assistant of a steelmaker at the metal plant. War veteran. Wrote poetry and prose, played in home-theatre. Liked to draw from childhood, started with copying the reproductions and photographs, later turned to landscape-painting. In 1970-ies attended the art-studio for a while. Permanently painting from 1976. Works without preliminary sketches, after imagination. His favourite subjects: Russian history, reminiscences of the war-time, literary characters, scenes from peasantsí life, portraits and self-portraits.

Bacchus. 1986

Oil on canvas stuck to the cardboard. 48 ű 40,7

Signed and dated, bottom right: ».‘ÓžŤųŚ‚. 1986

Museum ęTsaritsynoĽ
Inv. ∆-254