Category Russian painting

Painting "Christ in the Garden of Gethsemane", Arkhip Ivanovich Kuindzhi
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Painting "Christ in the Garden of Gethsemane", Arkhip Ivanovich Kuindzhi

Author: Arkhip Ivanovich Kuindzhi Museum: Vorontsov Palace Museum, Alupka Year: 1901 ⇐ Click on image to enlarge Description of the painting: Christ in the Garden of Gethsemane - Arkhip Ivanovich Kuindzhi. 1901. Oil on canvas. 107.5x143.5 cm At the end of the XIX century there was a dawn of Russian philosophical thought, and art, as a way of knowing and displaying the surrounding world, could not remain on the side of this scientific and humanitarian surge.

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Old Testament Trinity, Simon Ushakov, 1671

Author: Simon Ushakov Museum: Tretyakov Gallery Year: 1671 ⇐ Click image for zoom Description of the picture: Old Testament Trinity - Simon Ushakov. 1671. 124x90x3.5 Below on the front side of the icon is the Greek inscription: "... in the summer from Adam 7180, and from the Nativity of Christ 1671, October 16, the care of the royal master named Pimen Fedorov, nicknamed Simon Ushakov, in Moscow ...".
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The death of Camilla, sister of Horace - Bruni, 1824

Author: Fedor Antonovich Bruni Museum: Russian Museum Year: 1824 ⇐ Click image for larger image Description of the picture: The death of Camilla, the sister of Horace - Fedor Antonovich Bruni. 1824. Oil on canvas. 350x526 Bruni - one of the most significant figures of the Russian academic school of the first half of the XIX century.
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Capuccini near Sorrento, S.F. Shchedrin, 1827

Author: Silvestr Feodosiyevich Shchedrin Museum: Russian Museum Year: 1827 ⇐ Click on image to enlarge Description of the picture: Capuccini near Sorrento, Silvestre Feodosiyevich Shchedrin, 1827. Oil on canvas. 47,5x60 Sylvester Shchedrin was born in St. Petersburg, in an artistic family. His father is a famous sculptor, rector of the Academy of Fine Arts, his uncle is a landscape painter, who for nearly thirty years headed the landscape painting class.
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Portrait of Count Ivan Grigorievich Orlov, Rokotov - description

Author: Fyodor Stepanovich Rokotov Museum: Tretyakov Gallery Year: Between 1762 and 1765 ⇐ Click on image to enlarge Description of the picture: Portrait of Count Ivan Orlov Orlov - Fedor Stepanovich Rokotov. Between 1762 and 1765. Oil, canvas. 58.5x46.5 Rokotov's creativity opens the period of the brilliant flourishing of Russian portrait painting of the second half of the 18th century.
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"To War", 1888, Konstantin Apollonovich Savitsky - description of the painting

Author: Konstantin Apollonovich Savitsky Museum: Russian Museum Year: 1888 Click on image to enlarge Description of the picture: On War - Konstantin Apollonovich Savitsky. 1888. Oil on canvas. 207.5х303.5 The display of dramatic events in peasant life, the creation of large epic paintings, the emotional tension of scenes are distinguished by the work of Savitsky, the master of complex multi-figure compositions.
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Still life with a fan, Ilya Ivanovich Mashkov, 1922

Author: Ilya Ivanovich Mashkov Museum: Russian Museum Year: 1922 ⇐ Click on image to enlarge Description of the picture: Still life with a fan - Ilya Ivanovich Mashkov. 1922. Oil on canvas. 145x127.5 Mashkov enthusiastically welcomed the October Revolution. In the revolutionary revolution, the artist saw the power to free art from its hatred of decadent brokenness, falsehood and hypocrisy.
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Portrait of Renato Guttuso, Pavel Dmitrievich Korin, 1961

Author: Pavel Dmitrievich Korin Museum: Russian Museum Year: 1961 ⇐ Click on image to enlarge Description of the picture: Portrait of Italian artist Renato Guttuso - Pavel Dmitrievich Korin. 1961. Oil on canvas. 115x112 The birthplace of Korin, the village of Palekh, Vladimir Region, is an ancient center of Russian arts and crafts.
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Merchant for tea, 1918, Kustodiev - description of the painting

Author: Kustodiev Museum: Russian Museum Year: 1918 ⇐ Click on image to enlarge Description of the picture: Merchant with tea - Boris Mikhailovich Kustodiyev. 1918. Oil on canvas. 120.5 x121.2 One of the favorite characters in the works of Kustodiev was a portly, health-giving merchant. Merchants artist wrote many times - in the interior and against the backdrop of the landscape, naked and in elegant dresses.
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Sinking ship, Aivazovsky, 1854

Author: Aivazovsky Museum: Russian Museum Year: 1854 ⇐ Click on image to enlarge Picture description: Sinking ship - Aivazovsky. 1854. 19.5x28.8. A pencil The ultra-gray palette of a cloudy, stormy day bursts in a splash of shaggy waves into reality. A critically tilted ship is rushing at us, but we understand that in the eyes of the crew there are sharp reefs that have already destroyed more than one ship.
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Portrait of K.P. Pobedonostsev, Repin, 1903

Author: Repin Museum: Russian Museum Year: 1903 ⇐ Click image for larger image Description of the picture: Portrait of Konstantin Petrovich Pobedonostsev - Ilya Repin. 1903. Oil on canvas. 68,5x53 With all the breadth of his artistic interests Repin was still primarily a portrait painter. A profound connoisseur of people and a psychologist, he knew how to see in his works the essence of an individual human character, while at the same time revealing in the image he created the features typical of a whole social layer, in the characteristics of an individual, allowing him to see the signs of the era.
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Storm on the sea at night, Aivazovsky, 1849

Author: Aivazovsky Museum: Peterhof (Museum-Reserve) Year: 1849 ⇐ Click image for a larger view Description of the picture: Storm on the sea at night - Aivazovsky. 1849. Oil on canvas. 89x106 The stormy sea and the bright moon in the lumen of the clouds - an extraordinary combination that determines the color of this picture by Aivazovsky.
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Sea. Koktebel, Aivazovsky, 1853

Author: Aivazovsky Museum: Art Gallery. Aivazovsky (Feodosiya) Year: 1853 ⇐ Click image for larger version Description of the picture: Sea. Koktebel - Ivan Konstantinovich Aivazovsky. 1853. Oil on canvas. 83x117.5 The sunset moment on the rocky shore is captured in the picture Sea. Koktebel. Rocks rise to the very edge of the waves, and the sun has just disappeared behind one of them.
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"Seacoast at night. At the lighthouse", Aivazovsky, 1837

Author: Aivazovsky Museum: Aivazovsky Art Gallery (Feodosia) Year: 1837 ⇐ Click image for a larger scale Description of the picture: Seashore at night. At the lighthouse - Aivazovsky. 1837. Oil on canvas. 58x81 One of the earliest works of the Feodosia collection of the artist and refers to the student period, when Aivazovsky was engaged in the St. Petersburg Academy of Arts.
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Aivazovsky's painting "Gurzuf", 1859

Author: Aivazovsky Museum: Museum of Art (Kharkov) Year: 1859 ⇐ Click image for larger image Description of the picture: Gurzuf - Ivan Konstantinovich Aivazovsky. 1859. Oil on canvas. 64.5x95.5 The refined and sophisticated painting "Gurzuf" by the great marine painter Aivazovsky takes everyone into the world of beauty and perfection.
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Moonlight night. Baths in Feodosia, Aivazovsky, 1853

Author: Aivazovsky Museum: Picture Gallery (Taganrog) Year: 1853 ⇐ Click image for a larger picture Description of the picture: Moonlit night. Baths in Feodosia - Aivazovsky. 1853. Oil on canvas. 94x143 Night silence envelops the sea, the sky and the coast, plunging the world into impenetrable darkness, eternal and absolute.
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