The famous painting of Avilov. The artist depicted the legendary battle that took place between the hero Peresvet and the warrior of the Tatar army Chelubey. This duel marked the beginning of the battle on the Kulikovo field. Sadly, both warriors died. But it is believed that Peresvet won. His horse brought the owner to the army.
The son of an art historian and curator of the Hermitage collections, he absorbed all the subtleties of writing from childhood and formed his own individual style. In his youth he lived in Russia, and later moved to France. In many of his works, the artist turns to Watteau painting, which reflected the traditions of the “gallant style”.
Ivan Ivanovich Shishkin is a great Russian artist who won fame with paintings depicting his native nature. Shishkin was especially inspired by the forest. In the artist’s paintings he is different - coniferous and mixed, summer and winter - but always traced with amazing authenticity, accuracy and love. “Children in the forest” is one of such paintings characteristic of Shishkin’s work.
Victor Borisov-Musatov was born in Saratov, where he lived all his youth. He studied at the Moscow School of Arts, where he was taught to perfectly master the brush and convey his mood with paints. In 1895, he, it turns out, move to Paris. There he improves his skills and opens up new facets of talent.
The painting by Efim Efimovich Volkov “The Sea” belongs to the genre of realistic landscape painting. Today it is in the collection of the Lipetsk Regional Museum of Local Lore, where anyone can see it in the central exhibition. The artist himself gravitated to democratic views, so he sought to describe the surrounding nature as it is, which, however, does not deprive him of the picture (and he worked , mainly in the landscape genre) of special soft charm and some mystery.
In his painting, the Russian artist Kuzma Petrovich Petrov-Vodkin portrayed a young woman breast-feeding her baby. The artist addressed the topic of motherhood in 1912 not at all by chance. For six years, he and his beloved wife, named Mara, tried unsuccessfully to conceive a child, so at that time he paints one after another pictures depicting motherhood, thereby asking God for his own happiness.