RUSSIAN REALISM AND REALIST PAINTERS - BUY REALISTIC PAINTINGS AT ARTRUSSIA GALLERY

Realism is all about a credible and objective translation of life on canvas. Artists, beginning with the representatives of the Renaissance, tried to find out how the nature worked, what its connection with humans’ existenceand art was. They studied monuments of ancient art, applied to science – especially optics, mathematics and anatomy to learn how to reflect reality on their canvases like in a mirror. Their paintings are filled with harmonic clarity and worship for the beauty of the world. Until our days the art of the Renaissance has been seen as a spring for wisdom and high level of mastery. What is important, the power of distributed effect does not depend on the level of resemblance, a fact very well-understood by modern realist painters. Quite often naturalistic pictures seem less credible than any other type created with deep thinking about the true nature of things, with the desire to reflect not only physical likeness, but also the very essence of the object. Thus primitive art can seem much closer to reality than academic painting just as impressionism and the naturalism of Dutch masters can seem equally realistic. And paintings created by modern realist artists are characterized by the search of new connections with the universe, new artistic forms of expression.

REALISM PAINTINGS

Autumn flowers
Autumn flowers
2003, canvas, oil, 60x70 cm
Arcady Zrazhevsky
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in Art-salon Still-life with khohloma
in Art-salon Still-life with khohloma
2003, canvas, oil, 70x80 cm
Arcady Zrazhevsky
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Autumn leaves and pizma
Autumn leaves and pizma
2001, canvas, oil, 70x60 cm
Arcady Zrazhevsky
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Peonies and irises
Peonies and irises
2000, canvas, oil, 70x60 cm
Arcady Zrazhevsky
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April in the Pereyaslavl
April in the Pereyaslavl
2007, canvas, oil, 50x61 cm
Natalia Britova
3700 $
In the Pereslavl in the evening
In the Pereslavl in the evening
2010, canvas, oil, 35x50 cm
Natalia Britova
2200 $
Rider
Rider
2014, canvas, oil, 30x35 cm
Andrey Sitsko
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Nu #1
Nu #1
canvas, oil, 50x35 cm
Igor Medvedev
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Nu #2
Nu #2
canvas, oil, 50x35 cm
Igor Medvedev
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Nu #3
Nu #3
canvas, oil, 50x35 cm
Igor Medvedev
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The Kitten
The Kitten
canvas, oil, 45x31 cm
Igor Medvedev
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The Riverside
The Riverside
canvas, oil, 50x35 cm
Igor Medvedev
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Who there?
Who there?
canvas, oil, 50x35 cm
Igor Medvedev
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Stream Lyunda #2
Stream Lyunda #2
2007, canvas, oil, 40x60 cm
Vladimir Aleksandrov
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On Vyzhum
On Vyzhum
2008, canvas, oil, 50x80 cm
Vladimir Aleksandrov
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Summer
Summer
2007, canvas, oil, 40x60 cm
Vladimir Aleksandrov
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Misty evening
Misty evening
2007, canvas, oil, 60x50 cm
Vladimir Aleksandrov
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After rain
After rain
2008, canvas, oil, 40x70 cm
Vladimir Aleksandrov
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MASTERPIECES OF REALISM

Apotheosis of war
Apotheosis of war
1871, canvas, oil, 127x197 cm
Vasily Vasilyevich Vereshchagin
The Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow
Portrait of Princess Aurora Demidova
Portrait of Princess Aurora Demidova
1837, canvas, oil, 90x71 cm
Karl Bryullov
Konstantinovsky Palace, Strelna, St. Petersburg
Fair
Fair
1906, canvas, oil, 66.5x88.5 cm
Boris Kustodiev
State Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow
Judith Slaying Holofernes
Judith Slaying Holofernes
1614-1620, canvas, oil, 199x162 cm
Artemisia Gentileschi
Galleria degli Uffizi, Florence
Saviour of the World
Saviour of the World
canvas, oil, 64.5x44.7 cm
Leonardo da Vinci
Private collection
Christ Appearing to the People (the Coming of the Messiah)
Christ Appearing to the People (the Coming of the Messiah)
1857, canvas, oil, 540x750 cm
Alexander Andreyevich Ivanov
The Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow