The House in the Forest


Robert Falk (1886-1958) Painted circa 1920

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Signed lower left R. Falk, oil on canvas
Robert Falk at the age of seventeen in 1905 became a student at the Moscow College. His work was heavily influenced by the Paris School and he became one of the most prominent members of the Moscow 'Knave of Diamonds' group which was founded in 1909 and was to become a leading movement at that time within the Russian avant-garde. He became an important teacher in the Soviet Union and continued to paint until his death