They go! (Moskovsky people during the entry of a foreign embassy to Moscow at the end of the 17th century)


The artist is Ryabushkin

All the work of the painter testifies to the inextricable continuity of modern artistic culture with ancient national traditions. Emphasizing his hobby for Russian antiquity, the artist said: "I live in the seventeenth century". He knew well historical documents, architecture, household items, costumes of pre -Petrine Rus’. As an important historical topic, the artist presents the everyday life of the folk life of Ancient Rus’. The works of the historical genre of the artist were attracted by a kind of exotic, the true admiration of Russian antiquity, the search for a poetized national ideal.

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