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

Nude
Nude
2000, canvas, oil, 55x45 cm
Valeri Izumrudov
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Gold flower
Gold flower
2006, canvas, oil, 70x50 cm
Andrei Markin
Price on request
Neighbours
Neighbours
2010, canvas, oil, 100x80 cm
Oleg Leonov
Price on request
Two seagulls
Two seagulls
canvas, oil, 30x120 cm
Alexey Adamov
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Dawn on the sea
Dawn on the sea
canvas, oil, 100x120 cm
Alexey Adamov
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Wave #1
Wave #1
canvas, oil, 80x200 cm
Alexey Adamov
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Black Sea
Black Sea
canvas, oil, 80x110 cm
Alexey Adamov
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Wind
Wind
canvas, oil, 60x90 cm
Alexey Adamov
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Surf #1
Surf #1
canvas, oil, 60x90 cm
Alexey Adamov
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Sunny day
Sunny day
canvas, oil, 70x100 cm
Alexey Adamov
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Beginning of storm
Beginning of storm
canvas, oil, 70x100 cm
Alexey Adamov
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Stony coast #2
Stony coast #2
canvas, oil, 70x100 cm
Alexey Adamov
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Yacht
Yacht
canvas, oil, 60x100 cm
Alexey Adamov
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Calm
Calm
canvas, oil, 60x90 cm
Alexey Adamov
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Unknown beast
Unknown beast
canvas, oil, 35x70 cm
Tatyana Deriiy
Fair wind
Fair wind
canvas, oil, 60x80 cm
Alexey Adamov
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The warm sea
The warm sea
canvas, oil, 40x30 cm
Tatyana Deriiy
A game
A game
canvas, oil, 30x55 cm
Tatyana Deriiy

MASTERPIECES OF REALISM

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
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
The Entombment of Christ
The Entombment of Christ
1603-1604, canvas, oil, 300x203 cm
Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio
Vatican Museum's Pinacoteca
Bathhouse
Bathhouse
1913, canvas, oil, 135x174 cm
Zinaida Serebryakova
The State Russian Museum, St. Petersburg