Friday, September 28, 2012

Petr Sukhodolsky

Petr Sukhodolsky (1835-1903) was a Russian landscape painter.

 Whitsunday (1884)

 Approaching Storm, Sheep on a Riverbank

 Midday in the Countryside (1864)

Village Scene in Winter (1890)

Thursday, September 27, 2012

Vasiliy Vereshchagin, ctd

 Politicians in an Opium Den (1870)

 Reliquaries in Ladakh (1875)
[Wow. This guy got around.]

 Road of the War Prisoners (1878-79)

 Shinto Temple in Nikko

 Solomon's Wall (1884-85)

 Surprise Attack (1871)

The Apotheosis of War (1871)

Wednesday, September 26, 2012

Konstantin Yakovlevich Kryzhitsky, ctd


 Oaks (1884)

 The Road (1899)

 Skit on a Moonlit Night (1898)
[anyone know what "skit" refers to?]

 Summer Landscape (1905)

 The Khutir in Little Russia (1884)
[explanation of what "khutir" is]

 Village on the Banks of a River

Zvenigorod (1895)

Tuesday, September 25, 2012


 Adrian Markovich Volkov: The Interrupted Betrothal (1860)

 Emily Shanks: Hiring a Governess

 Karl Bogdanovich Venig: Nurse Visits a Child

 Nikolay Yakovlevich Gribkov: Grandpa's Coat

 Pavel Bryullov: Spring

 Peter Bassin: Susanna and the Elders

Timoleon von Neff: Bather

Monday, September 24, 2012

Ivan Aivazovsky, ctd

 Turkish Coastal Scene (1874)

 Venetian Lagoon by Night


View in the Crimea, Sunset
 View of Moscow from the Sparrow Hills (1851)

View of Odessa from the Sea (1865)
 View of a Bay Near Venice (1842)

Peterhof. View of the Palace and the Grand Cascade (1837)

Friday, September 21, 2012

Vladimir Makovsky, ctd

The Doctor's Waiting Room (1870)

 In the Forester's House

 In the Hall (1884)

 Market in Poltava

 Miracle at Cana (1887)

 Mother and Daughter (1886)

Outdoor Harvest

Thursday, September 20, 2012

Vasily Pukirev

Vasily Pukirev (1832-1890) was a Russian painter and illustrator.

 In the Artist's Studio (1865)

 The Dowry (1873)

The Unequal Marriage (1862)
[Of all of the paintings of reluctant brides, this is the most chilling I have seen.]

Wednesday, September 19, 2012

Vasily Polenov, ctd

Old Mill (1880)

On the Boat (1880)
Portrait of A.V. Prahov, Art Historian and Art Critic (1879)

 Portrait of Vasilii Petrovich Shchegolenok (1879)
[apparently Shchegolenok was "a singer of byliny (epic folk songs)"]

 Russian Village (1881)

 The Burnt Forest (1881)

 The Nile (1881)

 The River Oka in Flood (1918)

The Virgin Spring in Nazareth (1882)