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POETRY And PAINTING


 

Anna Akhmatovа
 
I heard a voice. It called, consoling…
        Ilya Glazunov. The Market of our Democracy.
The muse has left along narrow…
        Arkhip Kuindzhi. Sunlight, Moonlight landscapes.
 

Konstantin Balmont
 
I entered this world to see the sun...
        Arkhip Kuindzhi. Sea landscapes.
 

Alexander Blok
 
The horizon is all aflame, and its radiance is dear…
        Vrubel's Demon.
Oh, how desperately I want to live...
        Isaac Levitan. The Lake. Russia (Rus).
Scythians
        Ilya Glazunov. Unknown Woman. Mysterious Lady (at the restaurant).
Those born in obscure times…
        Ilya Glazunov. The Great Experiment.
Unknown Woman
        Ilya Glazunov. Unknown Woman. Mysterious Lady (at the restaurant).
        Ivan Kramskoy. Unknown Woman.
Worlds, years go by…
        Kazimir Malevich. Black Square.
 

Marc Chagall
 
To My City Vitebsk. (the poem in prose)
        Marc Chagall. Over Vitebsk.
 

Sergey Esenin
 
Blossom white bird cherries scatter…
        Alexey Savrasov. Spring landscapes.
The grove of golden trees has fallen silent…
        Isaac Levitan. Golden Autumn.
The Night
        Isaac Levitan. Twilight.
Sun's Golden Arc
        Arkhip Kuindzhi. Red Sunset.
The Tears
        Isaac Levitan. Above the Eternal Peace.
 

Afanasiy Fet
 
I have come to you with greetings…
        Arkhip Kuindzhi. A Birch Grove.
        Alexey Savrasov. The Rooks Have Come.
My face turned upwards to the sky…
        Arkhip Kuindzhi. Ukrainian Night.
 

Zinaida Gippius
 
The abstract life calls out to me…
        Arkhip Kuindzhi. Oaks.
 

Vyacheslav Ivanov
 
The Russian Mind
        Ilya Repin. Unexpected Return.
 

Mikhail Lermontov
 
 

Thomas Moore
 
Those evening Bells - Translated from original by Ivan Kozlov.
        Isaac Levitan. Evening Bells.
 

Nikolay Nekrasov
 
Thoughts at a Vestibule
        Ilya Repin. Barge Haulers on the Volga.
 

Boris Pasternak
 
February. Get ink, shed tears.
        Feodor Vasilyev. Thaw.
 

Alexander Pushkin
 
Awake, about Greece, awake…
        Ivan Aivazovsky. On the Island of Crete.
To the Sea
        Ivan Aivazovsky and Ilya Repin. Pushkin to the Sea (Pushkin's Farewell to the Black Sea).
Caucasus under me. One in height…
        Ivan Aivazovsky. Mountain Village Gunib in Daghestan. View from the East.
In a Beauty's Album
        Karl Brulloff. Portrait of Countess Yu. P. Samoilova and Her Ward Amacilia Pacini Leaving a Ball (Masquerade).
The latter days of fall are often cursed…
        Isaac Levitan. Autumn Day. Sokolniki.
It’s time, my friend, it’s time...
        Arkhip Kuindzhi. Lake Ladoga. On a Valaam Island.
The hills of Georgia are veiled by twilight…
        Arkhip Kuindzhi. Mountain landscapes.
Storm-cloud
        Feodor Vasilyev. Wet Meadow.
        Isaac Levitan. The Lake. Russia (Rus).
A melancholy time! So charming to the eye!
        Vasiliy Polenov. Golden autumn.
 

Dmitri Sadovnikov
 
From beyond the wooded island…
        Vasily Surikov. Stepan Razin.
 

Vladimir Soloviev
 
If desires fly by like shadows…
        Soloviev, Vladimir.
The Eye of Eternity…
        Arkhip Kuindzhi. Night Grazing (Night-watch).
        Soloviev, Vladimir.
My dear friend, do you not see…
        Mikhail Vrubel. Muse.
Pan Mongolism
        Soloviev, Vladimir.
Wingless soul, fastened to earth…
        Vrubel's Demon.
 

Feodor Tiutchev
 
Just as the ocean cradles our earth's orb…
        Ivan Aivazovsky. The Black Sea (On Black sea the storm starts to be played).
For naught - man's read of Nature's credo…
        Isaac Levitan. Vladimirka Road.
In ocean waves there's melody…
        Ivan Aivazovsky. The Ninth Wave.
Silentium!
        Isaac Levitan. Quiet Abode.
A Vision
        Arkhip Kuindzhi. Moonlight Night on Dneper.
 

Marina Tsvetaeva
 
Who's made of stone, who's made of mud…
        Ivan Aivazovsky. Rainbow.
 

Maximilian Voloshin
 
Come out on rooftop. Bow down…
        Arkhip Kuindzhi. Evening in Ukraine.
During nights when in the fog light…
        Konstantin Bogaevsky. Last beams.
        Arkhip Kuindzhi. Moonlight Night on Dneper.
The evening light
        Konstantin Bogaevsky. Cloud.
Koktebel
        Ivan Aivazovsky. The Sea. Koktebel.
Odysseus in Cimmeria
        Konstantin Bogaevsky. Tropical landscape.
Wormwood
        Konstantin Bogaevsky. Star the Wormwood.
 

Folklore in Pictures of Russian Artists


 

Folk tales
 
Baba-Yaga and Puny - Russian Fairy Tale
        Victor Vasnetsov. Baba Yaga.
The Prophetic Dream - Russian Fairy Tale
        Victor Vasnetsov. The Magic Carpet (Flying Сarpet).
Tsarevitch Ivan, the Firebird and the Gray Wolf - Russian Fairy Tale
        Victor Vasnetsov. Ivan Tsarevich Riding the Grey Wolf.
Sivka-Burka - The contents of a fairy tale
        Victor Vasnetsov. Chestnut-grey (Sivka-Burka).
The Tale of the Dead (Sleeping) Princess and the Seven Knights - Alexander Pushkin (Fairy Tale in verses)
        Victor Vasnetsov. Sleeping Tsarevna.
The Sleeping Beauty in The Wood - Charles Perrault (Fairy Tale)
        Victor Vasnetsov. Sleeping Tsarevna.
Marya Morevna - Russian Fairy Tale
        Victor Vasnetsov. Kashchei the Immortal (Koshchei the Deathless).
Sister Alenushka and Brother Ivanushka - Russian Fairy Tale
        Victor Vasnetsov. Alionushka.
Snowmaiden - Russian Fairy Tale
        Victor Vasnetsov. Snow Maiden (Snegurochka).
The Frog Tsarevna - Russian Fairy Tale
        Victor Vasnetsov. The Frog Tsarevna.
The Unsmiling Tsarevna (Nesmeyana) - The contents of a Russian Fairy Tale
        Victor Vasnetsov. The Unsmiling Tsarevna (Nesmeyana).
 

Legends, myths
 
Sadko. - Russian Legend
        Ilya Repin. Sadko.
 




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