The characterization of types and settings, perfected by Kustodiev, in the images of festivities in the provincial Volga cities, makes it possible to create real masterpieces. In the painting “Walking on the Volga” in 1909, the public on the embankment is depicted as if from somewhere from the side and from above, in order to […]
Year of painting: 1831. The size of the painting: 64 x 78 cm. Material: canvas. Writing technique: oil. Genre: portrait. Style: romanticism. Gallery: State Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow, Russia.
Year of painting: 1876. Dimensions of the painting: 55.3 x 46.4 cm. Material: oil. Writing technique: canvas. Genre: landscape. Style: realism. Gallery: private collection.
Year of painting: 1950. Dimensions of the painting: 46 x 37 cm. Material: no data. Writing technique: no data. Genre: abstract painting. Style: abstract expressionism. Gallery: Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum, Madrid, Spain.
What is beauty, how beauty and morality correlate, how to merge ethical and aesthetic in art are the subject of constant reflections of Kramskoy. And it is in the context of these reflections that one can understand the meaning of both famous and mysterious “Unknown”. In the legacy of Kramskoy, “Unknown” was destined to become […]
Researchers of the work of the famous Russian and Soviet impressionist artist Konstantin Korovin distinguish a special, “flower” period of his work, which falls on the beginning of the twentieth century. At this time, the painter especially often turned to you flower still lifes. It is to this period of Korovin’s work that this painting […]