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

Among birches
Among birches
2003, canvas, oil, 50x55 cm
Michael Arbitailo
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Windy day
Windy day
2003, canvas, oil, 50x60 cm
Michael Arbitailo
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Sunny day
Sunny day
2003, canvas, oil, 40x65 cm
Michael Arbitailo
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The bird cherry blossoms
The bird cherry blossoms
2003, canvas, oil, 55x60 cm
Michael Arbitailo
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Ashore
Ashore
2009, canvas, oil, 30x40 cm
Nikolay Sysoev
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Before a thunder-storm
Before a thunder-storm
2009, canvas, oil, 40x30 cm
Nikolay Sysoev
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Forest Lake
Forest Lake
2009, canvas, oil, 30x40 cm
Nikolay Sysoev
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Small river Kolochi
Small river Kolochi
2009, canvas, oil, 50x70 cm
Nikolay Sysoev
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On lake
On lake
2009, canvas, oil, 40x30 cm
Nikolay Sysoev
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Loved places
Loved places
2009, canvas, oil, 30x40 cm
Nikolay Sysoev
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The sky of Holland
The sky of Holland
2005, canvas, oil, 75x115 cm
Yuri Studenikin
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In the evening
In the evening
2005, canvas, oil, 60x100 cm
Yuri Studenikin
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Lake in the winter
Lake in the winter
2005, canvas, oil, 50x95 cm
Yuri Studenikin
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Good catching a fish
Good catching a fish
2005, canvas, oil, 50x100 cm
Yuri Studenikin
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Prima
Prima
2005, canvas, oil, 70x50 cm
Yuri Studenikin
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The night bay
The night bay
2005, canvas, oil, 40x60 cm
Yuri Studenikin
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Winter morning
Winter morning
2012, canvas, oil, 54x73 cm
Nikolay Stryuchkov
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Winter Street
Winter Street
2011, canvas, oil
Nikolay Stryuchkov
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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