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

Lawless Heart
Lawless Heart
2018, canvas, oil, 40x50 cm
Dmitry Levin
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Towards Dawn
Towards Dawn
2018, canvas, oil, 50x60 cm
Dmitry Levin
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The old pier
The old pier
2017, canvas, oil, 75x120 cm
George Dmitriev
Price on request
"Arrows" from the series "Portraits"
"Arrows" from the series "Portraits"
2017, canvas, oil, 100x110 cm
Andrey Sitsko
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In the morning rays
In the morning rays
2018, canvas, oil, 60x40 cm
Dmitry Levin
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Plyos. On the Volga
Plyos. On the Volga
2017, canvas, oil, 60x80 cm
Michail Poletayev
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At the shore
At the shore
2018, canvas, oil, 30x40 cm
George Dmitriev
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Meet the sun
Meet the sun
2018, canvas, oil, 50x80 cm
Dmitry Levin
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In the snowy kingdom
In the snowy kingdom
2018, canvas, oil, 50x60 cm
Dmitry Levin
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Athos
Athos
2017, canvas, oil, 65x85 cm
Michail Poletayev
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A sun. A water. The graces
A sun. A water. The graces
2017, canvas, oil, 120x130 cm
Michail Poletayev
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Nastenka (portrait to order on the photo)
Nastenka (portrait to order on the photo)
2017, paper, pastel, 60x40 cm
Elena Salnikova
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Rain begins
Rain begins
2018, canvas, oil, 50x50 cm
Dmitry Levin
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New Doll
New Doll
2014, canvas, oil, 70x45 cm
Tatyana Deriiy
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Hops of hop
Hops of hop
2017, canvas, oil, 60x70 cm
Yuri Kudrin
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At the shore
At the shore
2018, canvas, oil, 20x25 cm
George Dmitriev
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House on the River
House on the River
2017, canvas, oil, 90x70 cm
Yuri Kudrin
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Anya (portrait to order on the photo)
Anya (portrait to order on the photo)
2017, paper, pencil, 30x20 cm
Elena Salnikova
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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