1830, Reval (Estland Province) - 1908, St Petersburg

Russian Girl


  • oil on canvas. 117 х 75
  • Ж-5543

  • Received in 1897 from the Imperial Academy of Arts

In the second half of the 19th century, Russian artists often addressed the history of Muscovy. Besides the heroic episodes of the past, artists were also interested in the everyday lives of the people, particularly grand dukes and boyars. The painters of such works required an excellent knowledge of Russian national costumes, architecture and applied art. This canvas portrays a boyar’s daughter in national dress. First exhibited at the Imperial Academy of Arts, it enjoyed great success with the public.

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