By Mary N. Balcomb
Fechin was known as the living old master … an artist’s artist. Others called him the Michaelangelo of our time.His talents in so many diverse disciplines was unique indeed — a master of painting, drawing, sculpture, architecture, woodcarving and ceramics.What his eyes saw and his hands touched, became a creative experience.
His talents in so many diverse disciplines were unique indeed – a master of painting, drawing, sculpture, architecture, woodcarving & ceramics.
Nicolai Fechin died in 1955, but his sensitive and dramatic portraits in charcoal and oils are a legacy which stirs the emotions and inspires visions. The insight and warmth he transfered from life to canvas are in this classic volume originally published in 1975, now in its fourth printing by Fechin Art Reproductions.
Written by Mary N. Balcomb, with a forward by Fechin’s daughter Eya Fechin, this 167 page volume covers Fechin’s life from Russia in 1881 to America in 1955.
A stunning book with over 150 illustrations including 60 color reproductions of his inspiring artwork.