Goncharova utilised high saturated contracting colours in a number of her early paintings inspired by the peasant life and culture of Central Russia.
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Original: Oil paint on canvas 99 × 93 cm Omsk Regional Museum of Fine Arts named after M.A. Vrubel
Natalia Goncharova (1881-1962) was a Russian artist who blazed a trail with her experimental approach to art and design. She found acclaim early in her career and established herself as the leader of the Russian avant-garde with a major exhibition in Moscow in 1913. Her immense body of work includes costume design, avant-garde cinema and vast religious paintings.