02.08.2019-956 views -The Russian Bride t Attire
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The Russian Bride's Attire
We went to the Legion of Honor museum in San Francisco last weekend. We found an oil painting that was called " The Russian Bride's Attire (1887)вЂќ. We were very interested about this oil portrait. The author's name is Konstantin Makovsky, he was a Russian. He was created in Moscow, 1839 and died in St . Petersburg, 1915. In 1863, a group of 14 pupils thought to keep The Real Academy of Art, and Makovsky was one of them. He thought the rules of the Senior high were constrained. The teachers were also conservative. In 1870, the business was typically changed the Association of Travelling Skill Exhibits and give people a chance to the actual art, also to teach persons enjoying fine art. The group was named " Peredvizhniki (Wanderers)вЂќ. In 1870, it changed to the Society for Travelling Art Exhibitions. From 1871 to 1923, that they had 48 portable exhibitions in Russia. Makovsky became a famous Russian painter and affiliated with the " PeredvizhnikiвЂќ. Makovsky liked to fresh paint historical works of art and portraits, such as The Russian Bride's Clothing (1887), Agents of the Bogus Dmitry destroy the boy of Boris Godunov (1862) and Boyar's wedding party (1883). His paintings revealed an idealized view of Russian existence of before centuries. Having been often regarded a representative of the Salon art. In 1964, Soviet Union made documentary for Makovsky, because that year was 125th wedding anniversary of his birth. In 1986, the 150th anniversary of Makovsky's birth, Russia built a postcard to memorialize his. In 1997, Russia organized an exhibition to get Makovsky great family. Makovsky was a collector's older kid and he had 2 friends and a single sister. They were all painters. Their daddy was very important to them. В In the mid-1870, he visited Egypt and Serbia, and then his style was transformed. Before he traveled he likes to pull social and psychological complications, when he moved, he want to draw the colors and form. In 1880, he became a created author of portraits and historical art. He was one of the highly treasured and famous Russian music artists at that time. Various people thought he was a renegade with the Wanderers. That they thought his drawings had been no depth, but some people believed he was a forerunner of Russian Impressionism. " The Russian Bride's AttireвЂќ was painted in 1887. It truly is 110*147 in .. There is a different one in Spain, which is today located in a museum close to Moscow. It had been finished in 1884, and it's really smaller than the one in Legion of Prize. In the art work, the star of the wedding wears very gorgeous, yet she appears not happy, and many people are turn to her, therefore our eyesight is getting on the bride. A girl is lying on bride legs, looking to the bride aiming to gaming console her. This girl is the bride's sister. A few people are speaking with others. There has a little young man look to the bride. The limited boy looks very target and interested to the bride-to-be. There have got two women in the back again. They are looks like talking about the bride. The painting address the universal concept of the wedding day: anticipation and question. If we compare Boyar's marriage feast (1883) and The Russian Bride's Dress (1887) all those two portrait, we will discover Boyar's marriage feast (1883) looks dark and hefty. The Russian Bride's Attire (1887) looks bright, but the brides are look not happy. The difference of those two piece of art is Boyar's wedding feast (1883)'s brushwork looks hard and outline appears clear. The Russian Bride's Attire (1887)'s brushwork appears soft and description is hazy. The center of the two painting both is a bride. There is a piece that people also enjoyed when we were looking for the information regarding the painter. The piece of art is called The Bulgarian Martyresses, painted in 1887. Around a year back, during April to May in 1886, Bulgarian developed an organization resistant to the Ottoman Empire, called April Uprising. Greater than a thousand of Muslims had been killed. The army of Ottoman Empire brutally suppressed the revolt, made the...
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