2 edition of Vasily Perov Paintings Graphic Works found in the catalog.
|LC Classifications||June 1999|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xvi, 130 p. :|
|Number of Pages||71|
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1848-1916 Russia's greatest history painter.
Old Parents Visiting the Grave of Their Son by Vasily Perov 1874 In all his genre works he always managed to tug at your heart strings with his moving depictions. In 1846, he received his first art training at the provincial Arzamas School of Art run by the realist painter Alexander Stupin. WORLDS TOP ARTISTS For top creative practitioners, see:. The painting is now housed in the Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow.
That year, the jury had been more ruthless than they had been in the past, rejecting two-thirds of paintings. PetersburgThe Drowned Girl Found Drowned 1867Teacher of Drawing 1867Hunters at Rest 1871and Old Parents Visiting the Grave of Their Son 1874.
This painting depicts the awkward encounter between the governess, who has probably graduated from a school for governesses, where they are taught to act like nobility, and the merchant who has no noble blood and is the face of the nouveau riche.
My insufficient knowledge of the character and moral life of the people makes it impossible to bring any of my works here to a successful conclusion. The Fowler 1870, Tretyakov Gallery, MoscowThe Angler 1871, Tretyakov Gallery, MoscowThe Hunters Take a Break 1871, Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow and The Botanist 1874, Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow all fall into this category.
In two years of living abroad, for all that I wanted to, I have been unable to produce a single picture that was to my satisfaction.
Those which were cast aside were ones deemed to have not been of the quality or type they wanted.
For the greatest genre-painting, see:.