Sychkov's mature works date from the 30s and represent some of his best paintings. This picture shows a collective farm market and there is a strong emphasis on colour, positivity and enthusiasm.
Oil on canvas
100cm x 122cm
Fedot Vasiliyevich Sychkov is a Russian artist, who has specialised in landscape and genre painting. In 1892, he was accepted into the Drawing School of the St Petersburg Society for the Benefit of Artists. Between 1885 and 1900 he was a pupil at the Academy of Arts and also had private instruction from Ilya Repin before reaching the official status of “artist” in 1900. From 1905 he took part in annual exhibitions at the Academy of Arts, St Petersburg Artists Society and later at numerous exhibitions around the Soviet Union. His works are in the collections of the State Russian Museum, the S.D Erzia’s Mordovia State Museum of Fine Art, as well as private collectors.