"Roses", painted by the Soviet artist Konstantin Korovin, appeared before the general public in 1912. Currently, the painting is exhibited in the halls of the Yaroslavl Art Museum. The period of the artist’s work, marked by the beginning of the twentieth century, was almost entirely devoted to writing still lifes on floral themes.
Russian artist Efim Efimovich Volkov worked in the style of realism. The life stream, which shone on his masterpieces, forced to delve into all the beauty of nature. A special direction of the artist are images of Russian nature. Involuntarily you connect all the landscape painter’s canvases with poetry. The masterpiece by Efim Volkov “Autumn Landscape”, was created in 1897.
Of course, looking at this picture of the great artist Vasnetsov, you immediately understand what kind of feelings the creator tried to achieve. The picture is completely saturated with feelings of pessimism and even part of despair. In the background, in the background, it becomes clear that this is a rather late period, most likely autumn.
The picture is filled with color and life. But many connoisseurs of art, many critics will come to the conclusion that everything is too “burning” with color. Saturated orange and bright yellow colors are a sign of mental disorder, many paintings by this artist speak about this. The picture does not have a clear idea of sunflowers, everything seems to be mixed, stuck and chaotic.
The painting “Portrait of Emil Zola” was painted by Edward Manet in 1868, it was written by the writer himself, who came to the master’s workshop several times a week for posing. Eduard Manet and Emil Zola were good friends, protecting each other from the attacks of the press and critics. It should be noted that the artist came to success precisely after presenting his portrait to the public, as well as several articles by Emil Zol on the work of his friend, who was not recognized by anyone else at that time.
Mitrofan Grekov, famous for his work “Tachanka”, was a volunteer of the Red Army in the ranks of the cavalry corps of Budyonny. The genre of his paintings is characteristic of wartime. Many of his works became images on stamps of the Soviet era. However, despite the devotion to the revolution and the glorification of the power of the Bolsheviks in his paintings, Grekov was repeatedly criticized.