Part №7:

Master of portrait and landscape – Konstantin Somov

Text on Russian:

Третьяковская галерея. Часть №8: Пейзажи Левитана

Text on Serbian:

Државна галерија Третјаков. Наставак №8: Пеjзажи Левитана

 

Isaac Ilyich Levitan (on Russian: Исаак Ильич Левитан, 1860 – 1900) – Russian artist, master of “mood landscape”. Academician of the Imperial Academy of Arts (on Russian: Императорская Академия художеств – ИАХ ,1898).

Автопортрет (1880). Его учителями были художники Перов, Саврасов и Поленов.

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The Imperial Academy of Arts is a higher educational institution in the field of fine arts of the Russian Empire, which existed from 1757 until its abolition in 1918 by the government of the Russian Soviet Republic.

St. Petersburg. Imperial Academy of Arts.
Imperial Academy of Arts in Saint Petersburg

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Comments that briefly describe the talent and fate of Levitan more than all other words:

“Everything was easy for Levitan, however, he worked hard, with great endurance…” – recalled his friend, the famous painter Mikhail Nesterov (on Russian: Михаил Нестеров).

“Birch Grove” (on Russian: «Берёзовая роща») – a painting by Russian artist Isaac Levitan (1860-1900), realised in a period of 4 years (1885-1889). The painting is part of the collection of the State Tretyakov Gallery.

“A talented Jewish boy annoyed other teachers. The Jew, in their opinion, should not have touched the Russian landscape. It was a matter of indigenous Russian artists…” – wrote Konstantin Paustovsky (on Russian: Константин Паустовский).

“Evening. Golden Reach” (on Russian:«Вечер. Золотой Плёс») is a painting by Russian artist Isaac Levitan (1860-1900), finished in 1889. The painting is part of the collection of the State Tretyakov Gallery.

The most famous works:

“After the rain” – landscape of the Russian artist Isaac Levitan (1860-1900), painted in 1889. Belongs to the State Tretyakov Gallery.
“Quiet Convent” – a landscape of the Russian artist Isaac Levitan (1860-1900), painted in 1890. Belongs to the State Tretyakov Gallery.
“Whirlpool” – a landscape of the Russian artist Isaac Levitan (1860-1900), completed in 1892. The painting is part of the collection of the State Tretyakov Gallery.
“Evening Bell Rings” – a painting by Russian artist Isaac Levitan (1860-1900), painted in 1892. The painting is part of the collection of the State Tretyakov Gallery.
“Above Eternal Peace” – a landscape by Russian artist Isaac Levitan (1860-1900), completed in 1894. Belongs to the State Tretyakov Gallery.
“Fresh breeze. Volga” – a landscape of Russian artist Isaac Levitan (1860-1900), completed in 1895. Belongs to the State Tretyakov Gallery. Researchers of Levitan’s work suggest that the idea of ​​the painting was born during his trip on the Volga-river in 1890.
“March” is a “textbook” of the landscape generally, painted in 1895. The painting is part of the collection of the State Tretyakov Gallery.
“Golden Autumn” – a landscape of the Russian artist Isaac Levitan (1860-1900), painted in 1895. Belongs to the State Tretyakov Gallery.
“Spring. Big Water” is one of Isaac Levitan’s many paintings dedicated to the spring awakening of nature. The painting is part of the collection of the State Tretyakov Gallery.
Tretyakov Gallery. Landscapes of Levitan. Let’s travel with the Siberian Falcon!

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