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Vasily Surikov


Vasily Surikov

(b Krasnoyarsk, 24 Jan 1848; d Moscow, 19 March 1916).

Russian painter. He is principally noted for his treatment of episodes from the 17th century and the medieval period of Russian history. These works are remarkable for their thoroughly researched and detailed rendering of settings and costume and the drama of their presentation. Surikov was also an accomplished portrait painter and incorporated a large number of portrait studies into his history paintings.





Suvorov crossing the alps



Boyarynya Morozova


Portait of Olga Wassiljewna Surikowa


The Morning of the Execution of the Streltsy


Taking a snow fortress


Stepan Rasin


Yermak's conquest of Siberia


Menshikov in Berezovo


Bronzen horseman

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