Wednesday, June 13, 2012

Isaak Levitan

Isaak Levitan (1860-1900) was a Lithuanian Jew who is remembered as one of Russia's greatest landscape painters. The incongruity of his origins and his destiny is discussed in this interesting article. More about Levitan here. A book about Levitan's painting, Lyrical Landscapes, is available.

A Russian Lake (1895)

 A Train on its Journey

 After the Rain - Plios Village

 Alps (1897)

Autumn Landscape (1890s)


 Birch Forest (1885-1889)

 Brisk Wind, the Volga (1885)

By the Deep Waters (1892)

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