The artist painted a scene that can be seen in any era, even today. At the wall of the merchant’s house on the bench sat a young, pleasant appearance, a girl. She leant on the table next to where the books lie – a female student or just like to read a lot. But then a wicket opens and a man in a white suit enters, greeting a girl with a bouquet of flowers and a shot off a white cap. It can be seen that the man here is a frequent visitor and he walks with serious intentions.
However, the girl was not at all happy about the guest, she was unhappy with the book she was reading, and now she is considering
Korzukhin perfectly conveys the feeling of a sunny summer day. Sunspots brightly illuminate the wall of the house, the white uniform of the official, walk around the girl’s dress, along the sandy path of the courtyard. Although the plot of the picture depicts the conflict, the picture does not create the impression of tragedy, despair.