Friday, August 31, 2012

Peter Vereshchagin

Peter Vereshchagin (1834-1886) was the brother of Vasily Vereshchagin.

 Neva Embankment

 Stone Walls by the River Chusovoi


 The Market in Nizhny Novgorod

 View of St. Petersburg

 View of the Kremlin from the Moskvoretsky Bridge

 View of the Kremlin, Moscow

Title Unknown
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Tuesday, August 28, 2012

Brief Hiatus

I will resume posting on Friday, August 31.

Ivan Shishkin, ctd

 Coniferous Forest. Sunny Day (1895)

 Edge of the Forest (1879)

 Edge of the Forest

 Expanse (1883)

 Ferns (1886)

 Forest Reserve. Pine Grove (1881)

 Forest Stream

 Forest in the Evening (1869)

 In the Depths of the Forest (1872)

Landscape with Forest Lake (1889)

Monday, August 27, 2012

Ivan Aivazovsky, ctd


 Storm in the North Sea


 Stormy Sea

 Sunset at Sea

 Sunset over the Golden Horn (1866)

 Sunset, Feodosiya (1865)


 Surf off the Crimean Coast (1880)


Friday, August 24, 2012

Alexei Savrasov, ctd

Spring Evening (1880s)

 Summer on the Volga (1873)

 Sundown over a Marsh (1871)

The Pechersk Monastery near Nizhni Novgorod (1871)

 The Volga Overflowing its Banks by Yaroslav

 Winter Landscape. Rime (ca. 1870)

 Winter Landscape (1873)

 Winter Landscape (1871)

 Winter (1873)

Sea of Mud (1894)

Thursday, August 23, 2012

Vasily Polenov

Vasily Polenov (1844-1927) was a Russian painter of landscapes and Biblical scenes.

 At the Genisaret Lake (1888)

Caesarian Fun (1879)

 Christ and the Woman Taken in Adultery (1886-87)

 Dreams (On the Hill) (ca. 1900)

 Early Snow (1891)

 Forest Pathway (1874)

Granny's Orchard (1878)

 In the Park, the Village of Veules in Normandy (1874)

 Le Droit du Seigneur (1874)
[here's more about this odious custom]

Moscow Courtyard (1878)

Wednesday, August 22, 2012

Flavitsky and Savitsky

Paintings by a couple of guys named Konstantin.

 Konstantin Flavitsky: Christian Martyrs in the Colosseum (1862)

 Konstantin Flavitsky: Princess Tarakanova (1864)

 Konstantin Flavitsky: The Children of Jacob Sell his Brother Joseph (1855)

 Konstantin Savitsky: Family Quarrel (1890)

 Konstantin Savitsky: Meeting the Icon (1878)

Konstantin Savitsky: Off to the War (1888)