Portraits from the American Southwest by Nicolai Ivanovich Fechin

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Nicolai Ivanovich Fechin

Nicolai Ivanovich Fechin’s (1881 – 1955) portraits vividly captured the emotions of his subject, their eyes carrying an intensity that created powerful paintings. Depicting the people of the American southwest in the early-to-mid-1900s, Fechin, though Russian born, became known for his work that paid homage to Native Americans and peasants from Taos County in New Mexico. But Fechin didn’t immigrate … Read More