As we saw a couple of days ago with Isaac Levitan’s Autumn Day, Sokolniki Park the end of the 19thth […]
Levitan lived in Moscow, but when after a failed assassination attempt on Alexander II in May 1879 the Russian Empire […]
Levitan was born in what is now Lithuania. Like so many Russian painters he was inspired by the vast Russian […]
We have seen Shishkin’s work before, and this is another great example of his Russian landscapes.
Shiskin (1832-1898) was a landscape painter and an art professor. His most famous painting Morning in a Pine Forest features […]
Ilya Repin was the leader of a group of Rusian painters called Peredvizhniki (the Wanderers). They aimed to portray the […]
The painting depicts a Russian aristocratic wedding in the 17 century at the moment when the guests toast the bridal […]
The painting depicts Cossacks writing a reply to the demand of Turkish Sultan Mehmed IV to surrender (around 1670): As […]