Friday, June 22, 2012

Nikolai Sverchkov

Nikolai Sverchkov (1817-1898) was a Russian painter who focused on outdoor scenes, mostly in winter.

 A Troika in a Blizzard (1881)

 At the Winter Hunting Lodge (1891)

 Bear Hunt

 Bear Hunters in the Blizzard (1886)

 Caught in a Storm 

Hunting the Wolf (1873)

 In the Storm

 The Herdsman

 The Hunter (1881)

 Troika in Winter (1849)
[a troika was the traditional Russian sled drawn by three horses side-by-side]

 Tsar Nicholas I on a Winter Outing (1853)

Winter Sleigh Ride (1859)

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