Art and Faith

Monday, 14 July 2008

Andrei Ryabushkin. At the Dragon’s Cave. 1880s

Filed under: 19th century,fine art,mythology/fantasy,Russian — 01varvara @ 00.00

At the Dragon’s Cave (Andrei Ryabushkin, 1880s)

This may only be a study, but, it shows how much meaning that one can pack into a minimal amount of brush-strokes. Very effective, I say. More detail would ruin the effect, truly.

Andrei Ryabushkin. A Girl with a Doll. 1897

A Girl with a Doll

Andrei Ryabushkin

1897

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Doesn’t she look so innocent and serious at one and the same time? Don’t you want to pick her up and mother her?

BMD

Aleksei Stepanov. The Boulevard. 1919

Filed under: early modern,fine art,human study,Russian,urban scene — 01varvara @ 00.00

The Boulevard (Aleksei Stepanov, 1919)

Aleksei Stepanov. A Lady on a Divan. 1912

Filed under: domestic,early modern,fine art,human study,rural scene,Russian — 01varvara @ 00.00

A Lady on a Divan (Aleksei Stepanov, 1912)

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