Konstantin Mefodevich Maksimova
(Shatrovo 1913 – Moscow 1993)
Signed with initials, titled and dated 1943 lower right
Signed and annotated DS Moor Sketching in Cyrillic and dated 1943 on the reverse
Watercolor and ink on paper, 32.4 x 25.8 cm
Dmitry Moor was the professional name of Dmitry Stakhievich Orlov (1883 -1946), a Russian artist noted for his propaganda posters. The pseudonym 'Moor' was taken from the name of the protagonists in Friedrich Schiller's play The Robbers.