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Alexander Nikolaevich Averin.
Born in 1952 in Noginsk, near Moscow. He learned his technique from the painter
Dmitri Yorontnov at the School of Fine Arts "Souvenir d I'An1905" in Moscow.
He is a member of the Moscow Painters Association, with whom he has exhibited on
many occasions.
For many years he specialised in portraits. His style is purely realistic,
with a strong influence of the late 19th Century Russian painters, usually depicting
domestic scenes in a soft twilight.
His realistic painting is typical for the ones of the end of the 19th Century. Like Pavel Fedotov,
Averin's favourite painter, he works outside in the air, using surroundings to inspire the brush
and compliment the work.
The main theme of Alexander Averin’s painting are genre scenes with charming Russian
young ladies against blossoming meadows and gardens, shady river coasts, and sea landscapes.
Plot of the paintings is filled with sincere warmth and cordial feelings towards children.

You can feel cool breath of Baltic sea, transparency of air and careless mood of children playing
at coast on the paintings of the artist. Portraits of ladies in air dresses and figures of suntanned
boys underline beauty of the surrounding nature, or a blossoming meadow.

Well itīs A masterful combination of a portrait and a landscape in style "impression"
is distinguishing feature of talent of the artist Alexander Averin.

Works of the artist are held in private collections in Russia, France, England, USA, Spain,
Portugal, Italy, Denmark, Japan and many other countries.
Alexander Averin's paintings could be found at art auctions in England, France and Denmark

He was a prolific painter with more than 300 works listed in the Art Price data base.
The gallery price range is; $2.500 - $10.000