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Ivan Kramskoi regarded the creation of collective images of the common people as one of the most important tasks of modern art. He wrote to Ilya Repin: “And what the people have to offer! My God, what an enormous source!” This painting reflects the artist’s ability to concentrate on the most essential things in a portrait. The peasant’s outer appearance and free and relaxed pose evoke a sense of inner calm and independence. The old, wrinkled face radiates warmth and kindness, reflecting the sitter’s great age and wisdom. This portrait was painted in Siverskaya near St Petersburg.

Details

  • Title: Mina Moiseyev
  • Date Created: 1882
  • Physical Location: Russia
  • Physical Dimensions: w450 x h565 mm (Complete)
  • Type: painting
  • Rights: The State Russian Museum, 1927, The State Russian Museum
  • Medium: Oil on canvas
  • Painter: Ivan Kramskoi
  • Original Title: Мина Моисеев
  • Medium Extent: Complete

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