This painting was painted by the most famous portrait painter of the XVIII century - Fedor Rokotov. The world saw a picture depicting Nikolai Yeremeyevich Struisky only in 1772. The picture is painted on canvas. While working, Rokotov used oil. Despite the fact that he was a native of ordinary people, Rokotov knew how to make friendships with people from noble families.
As the artist himself admits, a fleeting impression served as the vital material for this picture. Once, while in Penaty, on his estate, Repin saw a young couple - a pretty girl and a gymnasium student - caught off guard by a sea wave. The girl was still trying to defend herself against the elements, while the young man, completely careless from the raging sea, was reading something by heart, proudly and slightly arrogantly opening his chest to the wind.
An art critic, art critic, restorer, teacher, architect, artist and all about one comprehensively developed man, Igor Grabar, who, due to his titanic work in the cultural field, could not but go down in history, he considered a change of one type of activity to another a rest. Moreover, Grabar traveled a lot and everywhere, while learning something, after returning home in 1900, he began the “creative period”, after a long absence he falls in love with Russian nature again.
In Shishkin’s later works, as well as in this version, the master achieves an ever deeper softness in conveying not only the emotional state, but also the image itself, as the integrity of the picture of its forms. As can be seen on this canvas, the master creates more and more softness along with various gradations of tone and more and more colorful picturesqueness.
Canvas "At the pool" was painted by Isaac Levitan in 1892. This painting is the property of the State Tretyakov Gallery. Many people call this painting gloomy and sad, full of anxiety and hidden despair. According to critics, the clouds rising on a cloudy sky and the setting sun symbolize the author’s seal and depressive state.
Mstislav Dobuzhinsky, one of those artists, is one of the people who knew that they were created for art. Despite all the failures, he continued to work on himself and improve. The artist often experienced creative torment, but continued to create everything evenly. The painting "Doll" in 1905, was written by the author when he created a series of works about St. Petersburg, he compared the old city with the new one, tried to describe what kind of spirit reigned in the life of the city.