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Polenov – “Golden Autumn”

Landscape “Golden Autumn” by the famous Russian and Soviet painter Vasily Polenov, a classmate of Ilya Repin and teacher Isaac Levitan and Ostroukhov, a member of the French Academy, is not his most famous work, but his elegance and soulfulness make me write a couple of lines about him. This painting was painted by the…

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Savrasov – “Volga in the vicinity of Yuryevets”

“Volga in the vicinity of Yuryevets” was exhibited anonymously in 1871 at the annual competition of the Moscow Society of Art Connoisseurs. The picture made a splash. “Volga” Savrasov got the first place in the section of landscape images. Here is how it was described by contemporaries: ‚ÄúThis picture is rather large in size (more…