Vladimir Tretchikoff created the world renowned Chinese Girl. A mesmerizing image of a blue-faced, red-lipped Asian beauty as instantly recognizable as the Mona Lisa and said to have sold more copies than her.
Tretchikoff is an important painter, whose legacy lies beyond the many canvases that he produced, but also in every single reproduction of his work.
In his own lifetime, Tretchikoff was the only artist who managed to achieve ubiquity amongst the popular masses. Quite simply, one could say he brought art to the people and prints of his work reached the four corners of the globe.