Art and Faith

Thursday, 28 August 2008

Andrei Ryabushkin. Waiting for the Tsar. 1901

Waiting for the Tsar

Andrei Ryabushkin

1901

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A group of boyars in ceremonial dress awaiting the appearance of the monarch at a formal reception, probably in the time of Tsar Mikhail Fyodorovich (reigned 1613-45), for that was the “favourite” era for Ryabushkin.

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