In warm edges


The artist is Yaroshenko

This elegic mood is one of the most soulful works by the master of the late period of his work. The features of a pale face of the sadly thoughtful woman and, as always, Yaroshenko’s hands are very expressively interpreted in her with great attention. The flowering beauty of southern greenery shakes the longing and loneliness of the dying. Anna Diderix posed for the picture – the wife of a associate of l. N. Tolstoy, g. AT. Chertkova and fellow student of Yaroshenko’s wife at the natural department of Bestuzhev courses. She was a frequent model of the artist.

The Russian Museum. From the icon to the present. 2005. With. 203.

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