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Natalia Sergeevna Goncharova (1881–1962) By Parton, Anthony

DOI: 10.4324/9781135000356-REM1404-1
Published: 02/05/2017
Retrieved: 01 October 2023, from


One of the most talented and prolific of 20th-century Russian artists, Natalia Goncharova was not only a leading member of the Russian avant-garde in the years before World War I but also achieved widespread recognition afterwards for her work as a stage designer for Diaghilev’s Ballets Russes. As a painter she was a leading exponent of neo-primitivism but subsequently engaged in abstraction and Rayonism, becoming one of the first non-objective artists in Russia.

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Parton, Anthony. "Natalia Sergeevna Goncharova (1881–1962)." The Routledge Encyclopedia of Modernism. : Taylor and Francis, 2016. Date Accessed 1 Oct. 2023 doi:10.4324/9781135000356-REM1404-1

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