Cozy, almost fabulous landscape. Bright blue fills the entire space. The sky echoes the river. A popular, unrealistically beautiful rainbow is placed at the very center of the composition. Blue color is inferior even lush summer greens.
The whole picture is full of scenes: a group of bathers enjoying the afterglow freshness of the river, a fire in the village, fellow villagers are rushing to help the fire victims, a couple of men who noticed a fire from the other bank of the river. Kustodiev neglects the laws of perspective, distorts space.
This is the favorite reception of artists of modernism. Using