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Korovin Konstantin – “Spring”

Konstantin Korovin is rightfully considered one of the founders of Russian impressionism. A favorite student of Savrasov, a follower of Nesterov and Levitan, he created such bright and colorful works that they looked very advantageous against the background of other gloomy images of reality. In his works, not only the color scheme is positive, but […]

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Kramskoy – “Inconsolable grief”

“Inconsolable Grief” is the last major painting by Kramskoy in time of creation, inspired by difficult personal memories: the death of two youngest sons. The dignity, greatness and beauty of a person in suffering is expressed by the figure of a woman in a mourning dress with features of Kramskoy, expresses the subtle beauty of […]

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Kiprensky – “Portrait of A. A. Chelishchev”

The masterpiece among the early portraits of 1808-1809 is the portrait of Alexander Chelishchev. In August 1812, fourteen-year-old Chelishchev was released with the rank of warrant officer from the Corps of Pages into the active army and received his baptism of fire in a fierce battle near Maloyaroslavets, when the city passed from hand to […]