Wednesday, June 6, 2012

Ilya Repin, ctd

Here's my final set of paintings by this great Russian artist. Each one is a treasure, and it's fun to speculate about the story being told in each painting.

 Portrait of S.I. Lyubitskaya (1877)

 Returning Home (1876-77)

 Sadko in the Underwater Kingdom (1876)

 Seeing off a Recruit (1879)

Self-Portrait (1894)

 Soldier's Tale (1877)

 Tolstoy Ploughing (1887)

 Tsar Ivan Grozny Killing his Son on 15 November 1581 (1873)

Unexpected Return (1884)

 Barge Haulers on the Volga (1873)

What Freedom! (1903)

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