13 Works, Today, January 24th is artist Vasily Ivanovich Surikov’s day, his story, illustrated #024

Vasily Surikov, (1848–1916)
Cossacks in a boat

Oil on canvas
I have no further description, at this time

Vasily Ivanovich Surikov (24 January 1848–19 March 1916) was a Russian Realist history painter. Many of his works have become familiar to the general public through their use as illustrations.

He was born to an old Cossack family, descending from Don Cossacks that had settled in Siberia. His father was a Collegiate Registrar, a civil service rank that often served as postmasters…

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Author: Zaidan Art Blog

I search Art History for Beautiful works that may, or may not, have a secondary or unexpected story to tell. I then write short summaries that grow from my research. Art work is so much more when its secrets are exposed

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