Pasechnik by Ivan Kramskoy

A sunny morning in the apiary, a colorful, almost fabulous beekeeper patiently waits until his wards bees finish gathering nectar from wildflowers to mow down “unnecessary” and extra plants. The

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Reading by Ivan Kramskoy

1863 was marked for the painter Kramskoy not only by creating around him a group of artists who refuse to write on the subject academic canons, which soon will be

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Unknown by Ivan Kramskoy

Painting of Ivan Nikolayevich Kramskoy “Unknown” was written in 1883. This is a half-length portrait of a young woman sitting in a stroller. The lady is dressed in the latest

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Portrait of Solovyov by Ivan Kramskoy

Vladimir Sergeevich Soloviev – the son of the famous historian Sergei Solovyov – a humanist, poet and philosopher, openly opposed the use of the death penalty for the murderers of

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May Night (The Mermaids) by Ivan Kramskoy

Kramskoy painted the painting “May Night” or “Mermaids” in 1871, based on the work of N. V. Gogol. When creating this picture, the artist needed to plunge into the motif

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Inconsolable sorrow by Ivan Kramskoy

Ivan Kramskiy’s painting “Inconsolable Grief” depicts a woman dressed in mourning. The mournful eyes, pallor, hand clutching the handkerchief convulsively and the other, lashing hanging along the body – everything

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Mina Moiseev by Ivan Kramskoy

Kramskoy portrayed the peasant in his portrait “Mina Moiseyev”. An elderly grandfather looks at us from the canvas. The gray beard says that he is not young and has lived

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Portrait of Leo Tolstoy by Ivan Kramskoy

In the summer of 1873 Ivan Nikolayevich Kramskoy worked on the painting “Inspection of the old house.” He lived in a manor near Yasnaya Polyana and decided to make every

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