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

Chekhov`s street
Chekhov`s street
2004, canvas, oil, 60x60 cm
Andrei Markin
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Buildings by the sea
Buildings by the sea
2004, canvas, oil, 80x60 cm
Andrei Markin
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In the Chekhov`s garden
In the Chekhov`s garden
2004, cardboard, oil, 45x35 cm
Andrei Markin
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Balustrade
Balustrade
2004, canvas, oil, 60x70 cm
Andrei Markin
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Midday
Midday
2006, canvas, oil, 30x40 cm
Dmitry Yarovov
Price on request
Mountains in Tekirov
Mountains in Tekirov
2001, canvas, oil, 19x29 cm
Dmitry Yarovov
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The house in Tekirov
The house in Tekirov
2001, canvas, oil, 18x22 cm
Dmitry Yarovov
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Suzdal. A spring sun
Suzdal. A spring sun
1996, hardboard, oil, 61x54 cm
Gennady Maistrenko
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Moscow. Winter evening
Moscow. Winter evening
2002, canvas, oil, 80x120 cm
Gennady Maistrenko
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Moscow. May morning
Moscow. May morning
1996, hardboard, pastel, 50x40 cm
Gennady Maistrenko
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The lilac is flowering. St.Petersburg
The lilac is flowering. St.Petersburg
2007, hardboard, pastel, 50x70 cm
Gennady Maistrenko
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Landscape with rainbow
Landscape with rainbow
2005, paper, pastel, 35x46 cm
Gennady Maistrenko
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Temple of the Protection on the Nerl
Temple of the Protection on the Nerl
2002, canvas, oil, 80x120 cm
Gennady Maistrenko
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Morning. Way to the Temple
Morning. Way to the Temple
1991, hardboard, pastel, 47x65 cm
Gennady Maistrenko
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Morning in Vladimir
Morning in Vladimir
1996, hardboard, oil, 60x50 cm
Gennady Maistrenko
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Pskov. The Kremlin
Pskov. The Kremlin
1997, canvas, oil, 80x120 cm
Gennady Maistrenko
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Kizhi. Pokrovskiy and Preobrazhenskiy churches
Kizhi. Pokrovskiy and Preobrazhenskiy churches
1991, hardboard, pastel, 60x50 cm
Gennady Maistrenko
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Zvenigorod. First snow
Zvenigorod. First snow
2005, paper, pastel, 50x70 cm
Gennady Maistrenko
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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