I recently saw this picture, and could not pass by. None of the artists who have ever been on the Volga at least once could not remain indifferent without drawing at least the nature that surrounds that area. The author created this work in 1944, this canvas was one of the best canvases in the cycle about the Volga River. My attention was attracted by the boundlessness of the steppes, with what a wide expanse the artist depicts this area. In the picture we see a small village. And this village is not much different from other villages.
The artist uses warm colors, here we will not see bright colors. On the
In my opinion, the artist painted his picture, standing on a hill. And looking at her we seem to be close to the artist. I wanted to be on this hillock for a minute to personally see all this beauty. It is likely that for the liveliness of the picture I did not have enough bright colors. I would have depicted the summer smoothly turning into autumn. Diluted the landscape with green paint. Undoubtedly, the author’s idea was a success. Having closed your eyes, you unwittingly imagine how you are running along this field. Having reached the outskirts of the village, I want to touch the water, touch and feel all its cool current. I am grateful to the author for the fact that his picture induces to think and reason.