Portraits of Pushkin
#2 2012 (35)
19th- and 20th-century paintings, drawings and sculpture from the Pushkin Museum
Virtually all major Russian artists from the 19th to the 21st century have in their time turned to the theme of Alexander Pushkin in their art. Orest Kiprensky, Vasily Tropinin, Ivan Aivazovsky and Nikolai Ghe; Ilya Repin and Valentin Serov; Mark Antokolsky and Paolo Troubetzkoy; Vladimir Favorsky and Alexei Kravchenko; Kuzma Petrov-Vodkin and Arkady Plastov; Mikhail Anikushin and Yekaterina Belashova; Konstantin Yuon, Vitaly Goryayev, Vasily Shukhaev, Nikolai Ulyanov, Viktor Popkov, Pyotr Ossovsky, Igor Obrosov and countless others have been inspired by the poet over the years.