Merchant with a mirror by Boris Kustodiev

In the late works of Boris Kustodiev paintings shine with more and more life-affirming power. The riot of saturated colors, their diversity and bold play of contrasts is embodied in

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Portrait of I. Ya. Bilibin by Boris Kustodiev

Boris Mikhailovich Kustodiyev – an artist who lived and worked in a rather difficult historical time, when one era replaced another, some changed others. Boris Mikhailovich Kustodiev – a great

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Lilac by Boris Kustodiev

Pictures of the artist Boris Kustodiev are not difficult to recognize by his unique style of their execution. When working, he used soft but bright colors, applied whiteness, as a

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Balagany by Boris Kustodiev

Maslenitsa is a celebration of a wide, colorful, riotous and tasty. That is how Kustodiev portrayed him in the picture. Balagan – an indispensable attribute of Russian folk festivals. As

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Merchant and Brownie by Kustodiev

The artist depicted a very piquant scene. The brownie, bypassing his possessions, froze in amazement in front of the naked body of the sleeping hostess of the house. But the

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Ball merchant by Boris Kustodiev

Kustodiev’s genre paintings were written from a remote point, representing, for the most part, panoramas in which the “human unit” is lost, merges with its fellows into a kind of

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Tradeswoman for tea by Boris Kustodiev

One of the favorite characters in the works of Kustodiev was a portly, health-giving merchant. Merchants artist wrote many times – in the interior and against the backdrop of the

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After the storm by Boris Kustodiev

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

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Moscow tavern by Boris Kustodiev

In 1915, Kustodiev visited Moscow. He wandered around the city, made sketches. V. Lugsky, the Moscow Art Theater actor, was his constant companion. On the verbal auction at the Spasskaya

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Frosty Day by Boris Kustodiev

The picture of Boris Kustodiev “Frosty Day” depicts a small provincial town. In the courtyard, a wonderful, clear, frosty day, the janitor sweeps the snow, the sleigh rushes. The viewer

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Nicholas II by Boris Kustodiev

Here is how he describes his sessions in Tsarskoye Selo, in which Tsar Nicholas II served as a model: “Every day is calculated, vanity, no use: I went to Tsarskoe

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Walking on the Volga by Boris Kustodiev

Boris Mikhailovich Kustodiyev as an artist highly appreciated the image of Svyatorussky provincial Russia. Merchants, peasants, merchants and ordinary people often became the main characters and heroes of his works.

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Russian Venus by Boris Kustodiev

It seems incredible that this huge picture was created by a seriously ill artist a year before his death and in the most unfavorable conditions. Only the love of life,

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