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

Pomegranate
Pomegranate
2015, canvas, oil, 30x40 cm
Tatyana Deriiy
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June bouquet
June bouquet
2014, canvas, oil, 80x60 cm
Sergei Chaplygin
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Seagulls
Seagulls
2008, canvas, oil, 40x60 cm
Sergei Chaplygin
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Flowers in the sun
Flowers in the sun
2007, canvas, oil, 40x55 cm
Yuri Kudrin
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Straight from the garden
Straight from the garden
2012, canvas, oil, 45x60 cm
Yuri Kudrin
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Cowberry
Cowberry
2012, canvas, oil, 45x60 cm
Yuri Kudrin
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​​Spring bouquet
​​Spring bouquet
2009, canvas, oil, 60x45 cm
Yuri Kudrin
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Roses
Roses
2010, canvas, oil, 60x50 cm
Yuri Kudrin
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Gold balls
Gold balls
2005, canvas, oil, 58x52 cm
Yuri Kudrin
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Birch coolness
Birch coolness
2008, canvas, oil, 80x100 cm
Yuri Kudrin
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River spill
River spill
2010, canvas, oil, 60x90 cm
Yuri Kudrin
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Leaf fall in Kolomenskoye manor
Leaf fall in Kolomenskoye manor
2012, canvas, oil, 63x74 cm
Yuri Kudrin
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At the edge of the forest
At the edge of the forest
2012, canvas, oil, 40x60 cm
Yuri Kudrin
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The flower garden in the monastery
The flower garden in the monastery
2009, canvas, oil, 60x65 cm
Yuri Kudrin
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Evening veranda
Evening veranda
2009, canvas, oil, 48x70 cm
Yuri Kudrin
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Sunny glade
Sunny glade
2000, canvas, oil, 62x73 cm
Yuri Kudrin
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House of gardener of Prince Golitsyn
House of gardener of Prince Golitsyn
2007, canvas, oil, 70x70 cm
Yuri Kudrin
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Seagulls over the river
Seagulls over the river
2007, canvas, oil, 73x92 cm
Yuri Kudrin
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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