Inventory of the Ivan Alekseevich Vladimirov paintings

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Title: Ivan Alekseevich Vladimirov paintings
Date (inclusive): 1918-1923
Collection Number: 24001
Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Library and Archives
Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 5 oversize boxes (5.7 Linear Feet)
Abstract: Depicts scenes of daily life during the Russian Revolution. Digital copies available at 
Creator: Vladimirov, I. A. (Ivan Alekseevich), 1869-1947
Physical Location: Hoover Institution Library & Archives


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Acquisition Information

Acquired by the Hoover Institution Library & Archives in 1924.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Ivan Alekseevich Vladimirov paintings, [Box no., Folder no. or title], Hoover Institution Library & Archives.

Alternate Forms Available

Digital copies available at 

Scope and Content note

Depicts scenes of daily life during the Russian Revolution. All works are watercolors except where otherwise indicated.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Soviet Union -- History -- Revolution, 1917-1921 -- Pictorial works

box 1

1. Hungry ones in Petrograd dividing a dead horse in the street 1919


2. Rich merchants and Russian noblemen set to pulling out rubbish from yards 1920


3. Waiting to receive an eighth of a pound of bread 1919


4. Requisition of banknotes, obligations, etc., from the treasury of Vavelberg Bank in Petrograd 1919


5. A lesson on communism for the Russian peasants 1922


6. Russian priests conveyed to judgment (a scene on the Nevsky Prospect) 1922


7. Hungry workmen in Petrograd robbing a military lorry of bread 1920


8. Russian peasants returning home after pillaging a country house of a rich landlord (near Pskoff) 1919

box 2

9. Russian clergymen hiding church treasures in a new grave in a cemetery (near Luga) 1922


10. A landlord and a Russian Pope condemned to death by a revolutionary tribunal (at Valdai) 1919


11. Workmen breaking down wooden houses for fuel (Petrograd) 1920


12-14. [Not held at Hoover Institution Archives]


15. Revolutionary workmen and soldiers robbing a wine-shop (Petrograd) 1919 January


16. Hard labor for rich merchants, nobles and criminals during the years of revolution (1919-1922)


17. Vandalism of the revolutionaries, a scene in one of the rooms of the Winter Place 1918 December


18. Requisition of flour from rich peasants in a village (a scene near Pskoff) 1922


19. Hungry days in Petrograd - hungry people of all classes eating their portions at the doors of a "Communal dining room," 1919

box 3

20. Miserable life of Russian nobles and persons of high rank during the revolution (drawn from nature in the home of General Buturline) 1919


21. Requisition of cattle for the Red Army in a village near Luga 1920 June


22. Hard labor for Russian clergymen. A group of Russian priests forced to clear the barrack stables 1918 December 22


23. Burial of a workman who was not a communist. Communists are always buried magnificently 1920 January


24. Hungry days in Petrograd. A lady and her daughter searching for potato peelings and herring-heads to eat. Drawn from nature 1919 January


25. A man dead of hunger--a prey for hungry dogs. Drawn from nature (Petrograd) 1919 January


26. Miserable life of intelligent and noble Russian families in Petrograd during the revolution. A family of an engineer dragging home some fuel 1919 January


27. Petrograd without water. Frequently the water supply was stopped and the inhabitants were obliged to carry water from the Neva 1919 October

box 4

28. Free trade in Petrograd. Military helping themselves in a market place 1922 December


29. Hungry years in Petrograd. Inhabitants returning home with their dinners from a communal soup kitchen 1919 November


30. Hungry years in Petrograd. Changing merchandise for provisions in a village near a railway station 1919 June


31. A foreigner attacked by cigarette sellers in Petrograd 1923


32. A distinguished general (Prince Vasiltchikoff) in his present position. Sic Transit Gloria Mundi (Petrograd) 1922 June


33. Group of Bolsheviks - man and two girls in a field. Oil on panel


34. Group of Bolsheviks on a train. Oil on panel

box 5

35. Russian family 1923


36. The father's funeral


37. Remains of a wealthy house


38. Hungry times in Petrograd 1919


39. Requisition of firewood


40. Group of Russian sailors playing cards amidst ruined buildings. Oil on panel


41. Two boys arrested for stealing. Photographic reproduction