Tuesday, May 29, 2012

Zakar Zakarian (1849-1923)

Still life with coffee grinder

Zakar Zakarian was one of the pioneers of the still life in the Armenian painting.Less well known today but highly regarded in his time, lstanbul- born Zakar Zakarian was active mainly in Paris, where he had his first exhibition in 1879, after which he decided to interrupt his medical studies and devote his full time to art.

Photo is from, Gallery.Am

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