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                    Mikhail K. Clodt    The best pictures

Clodt, Mikhail Konstantinovich. (1832 - 1902) The Peredvizhnik.

                    Mikhail P. Clodt    The best pictures

Clodt Mikhail Petrovich. (1835 - 1914) The Peredvizhnik.

                    Nikolay Gay     The best pictures

 Interrogating the Tsarevich 
 Alexey Petrovich at Peterhof. 
 1871. Oil on canvas. 135,7 x 173.
 The Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow, Russia.  Last Supper.
 1863. Oil on canvas. 283  382. 
 The State Russian Museum, 
 St. Petersburg, Russia.  Portrait of Leo Tolstoy.
 1884. Oil on canvas. 95 x 71,2.
 The Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow, Russia.
Gay Nikolay Nikolaevich (1831-1894).
The Peredvizhnik.All creative life preached beauty. Has brought in the huge contribution to development of realistic painting: portrait and landscape genres. Alexander Benua considered, that on all cloths of Nickolay Gay " the reflection of noble soul of their author " lays.

                    Ivan Kramskoy    The best pictures

 Portrait of the Artist Ivan Shishkin. 1873. Oil on canvas.  The Tretyakov Gallery,  Moscow, Russia.  Unknown Woman.  1883. Oil on canvas.  The Tretyakov Gallery,  Moscow, Russia.  Christ in the Desert.  1872. Oil on canvas.  The Tretyakov Gallery,  Moscow, Russia.
Kramskoy Ivan Nikolaevich (1837-1887).
The Peredvizhnik.One of best painters of Russia of the second half of the 19th century, a remarkable art critic and theoretician of art, a talented teacher. The outstanding public figure. The ideological leader and main organizer of the Itinerants Society of Traveling Exhibitions (the Peredvizhniki), which had played an important part in the development of art in Russia.

                    Arkhip Kuindzhi    The best pictures

 A Birch Grove.1879. The Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow, Russia.   Rainbow. The State Russian Museum,  St. Petersburg, Russia.   Moonlight Night on the Dneper.  The State Russian Museum,  St. Petersburg, Russia.
Kuindzhi Arkhip Ivanovich. (1841-1910). The Peredvizhnik. Kuindzhi named the singer of open spaces and light. He has returned to a landscape enthusiastic feeling of beauty and extraordinariness of the world. Illusion of light was his god, and there was no the artist equal to him in achievement of this miracle of painting. Kuindzhi - the artist of light, - wrote Repin.

                    Isaac Levitan    The best pictures

 March.  1895.  The Tretyakov Gallery,  Moscow, Russia.  Golden Autumn. 1895.  The Tretyakov Gallery,  Moscow, Russia.  Above the Eternal Peace.  1894.  The Tretyakov Gallery,  Moscow, Russia.
Levitan Isaac Ilich. (1861-1900).
The Peredvizhnik. Levitan felt that lives in the nature and praises the Founder; heard the sensitive ear as heart of the nature (Benua) fights. Disclosing of secret secret in the nature, its big spiritual maintenance was Levitan's constant aspiration on all extent of its short creative life.

                    Konstantin Makovsky    The best pictures

Makovsky, Konstantin Yegorovich. (1839 1915). The Peredvizhnik. He is also the representative of academism. The fashionable author of portraits and historical pictures who basically demonstrate the idealized sight on life in former Russia. Many critics-democrats considered that he creates amazing, but superficial works whereas others saw in it of a harbinger of Russian impressionism.

                    Grigory Myasoedov    The best pictures

Myasoyedov, Grigory Grigoryevich. (1834 1911). The Peredvizhnik. There were one of organizers and the most active figures "Associations of peredvizhniki", having won even reputation "conscience of peredvizhniki". Has entered into tradition first of all as the master of a sharp critical rural genre.

                    Vasily Perov    The best pictures

 Tea-Party at Mytishchi near Moscow.  1862. Oil on canvas. The Tretyakov Gallery,  Moscow, Russia.  Troika.  Apprentice Workmen Carrying Water.  1866. Oil on canvas.  The Tretyakov Gallery,  Moscow, Russia.  Portrait of the  Writer  Feodor Dostoevsky. 1872. Oil on canvas. The Tretyakov Gallery,  Moscow, Russia.
Perov Vasily Grigorievich. (1834-1882).
The Peredvizhnik. One of the organizers of the Itinerants Society of Travelling Art Exhibitions (the Peredvizhniki). His creativity was by a push for development of critical realism in Russian painting. In his products the features of Russian critical realism by this time were brightly showed. The mature foreman of a household genre and deep psychologist, Perov acts in a line of cases both as thin painter and as the author of outstanding portraits.

                    Vasily Polenov    The best pictures

 The Christ and the sinner  (Who without a sin?). 1888.  An Irkutsk art museum  it. V. P. Sukachyov, Russia.  The Moscow court yard.  1878. The Tretyakov Gallery,  Moscow, Russia.  Mellow autumn.  1893. The state memorial  Historical-art and natural  memorial estate V.D. Polenov,  the Tula area, Russia.
Polenov Vasily Dmitrievich.
(1844-1927). The Peredvizhnik.
Polenov was the bright versatile artist with the broad audience of creative interests. His landscapes are filled by the truth, thin musical lyricism and the most graceful technics. But he considered as the main work of the life a series The Life of Christ.

                    Ilya Repin    The best pictures

 Ivan the Terrible and His Son Ivan  on November 16, 1581.  1885. The Tretyakov Gallery,  Moscow, Russia.  The Reply of the Zaporozhian Cossacks  to Sultan Mahmoud IV. 1880-1891.  The State Russian Museum,  St. Petersburg, Russia.  Barge Haulers on the Volga.  1870-1873. The State Russian Museum,  St. Petersburg, Russia.
Repin Ilya Efimovich. (1844-1930).
The Peredvizhnik. Has connected strong tradition of realism of 19 centuries to innovations of a boundary of centuries, having won glory the cloths excited public consciousness. The virtuoso different the art, Repin has proved and as the high-gifted teacher.

                    Alexey Savrasov    The best pictures

 The Rooks Have Come.  1871. The Tretyakov Gallery,  Moscow, Russia.  Country Road.  1873.  The Tretyakov Gallery,  Moscow, Russia.  Rainbow.  1875. The State Russian Museum,  St. Petersburg, Russia.
Savrasov Alexey Kondratyevich. (1830-1897).
The Peredvizhnik. Savrasov was a delicate lyric-man, the originator of the so-called mood landscape. His best pictures were like Russian poetry and pieces of Chaickovsky's music. Savrasov tried to find and in the most simple and ordinary those intimate, deeply touching, often sad features which so are strongly felt in our native landscape and so irresistably act on soul (Levitan).

                    Valentin Serov    The best pictures

 Portrait of the Actress  Maria Yermolova.  1905. Oil on canvas.  The Tretyakov Gallery,  Moscow, Russia.  Mika Morozov.  1901. Oil on canvas.  The Tretyakov Gallery,  Moscow, Russia.  Girl with Peaches.  Portrait of Vera Mamontova.  1887. Oil on canvas.  The Tretyakov Gallery,  Moscow, Russia.
Serov Valentin Aleksandrovich. (1865-1911).
The Peredvizhnik. Painters and diagram.Glorified Russian portraitist and one of the largest foremen of the European painting of I century.Having begun the creative way as the Peredvizhnik, Serov went from naturalism to reserve of art language through impressionism, "Mir iskusstva", modernist style, and in many respects has determined art shape of the time.

                    Ivan Shishkin    The best pictures

 Pine Forest in Viatka Province.  1872.  The Tretyakov Gallery,  Moscow, Russia.  Rye.  1878. The Tretyakov Gallery,  Moscow, Russia.  Amidst the open valley...  1883. The Museum of Russian Art,  Kiev, Ukraine.
Shishkin Ivan Ivanovich. (1832-1898).The Peredvizhnik. Not only one of the largest, but also hardly probable not the most popular among Russian landscape writers. In it I.K.Aivazovsky can compete to it only. Shishkin knew Russian nature in the scientific image (I.N. Kramskoy) and loved it with all force of the mighty nature.

                    Vasily Surikov    The best pictures

 Menshikov in Berezovo.  1883.  The Tretyakov Gallery,  Moscow, Russia.  Morning of the  Strelets' Execution.  1881. The Tretyakov Gallery,  Moscow, Russia.   The Boyarynia Morozova.  1887.  The Tretyakov Gallery,  Moscow, Russia.
Surikov Vasily Ivanovich.
(1848-1916).The Peredvizhnik.
Surikov has become history of Russian art first of all as the historical painter. In the products it has shown history, done and movable by people.

                    Victor Vasnetsov    The best pictures

 Alionushka.  1881. The Tretyakov Gallery,  Moscow, Russia.  Three Bogatyrs. 1898.  The Tretyakov Gallery,  Moscow, Russia.  A Knight at the Crossroads. 1882.  The State Russian Museum,  St. Petersburg, Russia.
Vasnetsov Victor Mihajlovich. (1848-1926).The Peredvizhnik.In the first period of the creativity follows principles a socially-critical genre of the Peredvizhniki. Subsequently, addressing to themes of folklore mythology, considerably reforms Russian historical genre. Its epic creativity brightly expresses new Russian style.The Vasnetsov too is the religious artist, trying to learn sacred and eternal in life.

                    Nikolay Yaroshenko    The best pictures

Yaroshenko, Nikolay Alexandrovich. (1846 1898). The Peredvizhnik. The master of a social genre and portrait. Has won to itself a name the very expressive picturesque compositions appealing to sympathy for the world socially-outcast. Protest pathos expressed in images new people or in genre motives of social violence. His brushes also belong both more major and pacified images of national life During the last two decades of the 19th century, he was one of the leading painters of Russian realism.