Many familiar old holidays before the eyes of the Kustodievs were fading into the past, they were replaced by new ones, and the artist became an eyewitness – a depiction of some of them. He got especially strong impressions in the summer of 1920, when, in connection with the celebration of the opening of the […]
Beginning in 1912, the artist has been creating a whole cycle of portraits of the Russian merchants, whom he was well acquainted with since childhood, when his family was only renting an outbuilding in a merchant’s house. The first of the works in this cycle is considered to be the painting “The Merchants”, but perhaps […]
Painting year: 1854-1855. Dimensions of the painting: 167 x 131 cm. Material: oil. Writing technique: canvas. Genre: genre painting. Style: realism. Gallery: no data.
Year of painting: 1844. Painting dimensions: no data. Material: oil. Writing technique: canvas. Genre: portrait. Style: romanticism. Gallery: Oscar Reinhart Foundation, Winterthur, Switzerland.
Year of painting: 1603. Dimensions of the painting: 300 x 203 cm. Material: canvas. Writing technique: oil. Genre: religious painting. Style: baroque. Gallery: Vatican Museums, Rome, Italy.
Arkhip Ivanovich Kuindzhi, a famous Russian and Ukrainian landscape painter, painted the painting “Early Spring” in 1895. In the foreground of this remarkable work, the artist depicted a river that is throwing off its winter ice shackles. Winter is losing ground, the ice is badly cracked and will soon melt completely. Many thawed patches, also […]