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The Beauty
1915 Kustodiev die Schoene anagoria.JPG
Artist Boris Kustodiev
Year 1915
Medium Oil on canvas
Dimensions 141 cm × 185 cm (56 in × 73 in)
Location Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow

The Beauty (Russian: Красавица, translit. Krasavitsa) is an oil on canvas 1915 painting by the Russian artist Boris Kustodiev. The painting measures 141 by 185 centimeters and is now housed at the Tretyakov Gallery.[1] The Moscow Art Theatre actress Faina Shevchenko was the model for the painting.[2]


The painting features a nude, fat woman sitting on a bed in a widely decorated room with flowery wallpaper.

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  1. ^ Красавица, Кустодиев, 1915 at
  2. ^ How Faina Shevchenko Broke Chalyapin’s Heart. Как Фаина Шевченко разбила сердце Федору Шаляпину 7 ноября 2012 Vechernyaya Moskva.