Harlamoff

Alexie Harlamoff (1842-1923) was a Russian painter.Harlamoff is best know for his informal portraits of sitters whom he painted for their beauty and innocence. Harlamoff often used flowers to symbolise the short-lived innocence of youth. He preserved the Russian ambience in the details of for example a dress or facial features.Harlamoff came to the attention of wealthy American and European collectors who appreciated his idealised portraits of young women and girls. (Wikipedia.org)