Art and Faith

Saturday, 7 April 2012

Kuzma Petrov-Vodkin. A Mother. 1913 (2)

A Mother

Kuzma Petrov-Vodkin

1913 (2)

Sunday, 31 August 2008

Kuzma Petrov-Vodkin. The Head of a Youth. 1910

The Head of a Youth

Kuzma Petrov-Vodkin



This appears to be one of the studies for The Bathing of the Red Horse (1912). You can see the similarities between this boy and the boy riding the horse in the latter picture.

Kuzma Petrov-Vodkin. A Boy. 1913

A Boy

Kuzma Petrov-Vodkin


Thursday, 28 August 2008

Andrei Ryabushkin. Waiting for the Tsar. 1901

Waiting for the Tsar

Andrei Ryabushkin



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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