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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.

 




 


Self-Portrait

 


Suvorov crossing the alps


 

 

Boyarynya Morozova
1887


 

Portait of Olga Wassiljewna Surikowa



 

The Morning of the Execution of the Streltsy
1881



 

Taking a snow fortress



 

Stepan Rasin



 

Yermak's conquest of Siberia



 

Menshikov in Berezovo



 

Bronzen horseman
 

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