Alexei Savrasov
Russian Painter, 1830-1897 was a Russian landscape painter and creator of the lyrical landscape style. Savrasov was born into the family of a merchant. He began to draw early and in 1838 he enrolled as a student of professor Rabus at the Moscow School of Painting, Sculpture and Architecture (graduated in 1850), and immediately began to specialize in landscape painting. In 1852, he traveled to Ukraine. Then, in 1854 by the invitation of the Grand Duchess Maria Nikolayevna, President of the Imperial Academy of Arts, he moved to the neighborhood of St. Petersburg. In 1857, Savrasov became a teacher at the Moscow School of painting, sculpturing and architecture. His best disciples, Isaac Levitan and Konstantin Korovin, remembered their teacher with admiration and gratitude. The Rooks Have Come Back was painted by Savrasov near Ipatiev Monastery in Kostroma.In 1857, he married Sophia Karlovna Hertz, sister of art historian K. Hertz. In their home they entertained artistic people and collectors including Pavel Tretyakov. Savrasov became especially close with Vasily Perov. Perov helped him paint the figures of the boat trackers in Savrasov's Volga near Yuryevets, Savrasov painted landscapes for Perov's Bird catcher and Hunters on Bivouac. In the 1860s, he traveled to England to see the International Exhibition, and to Switzerland. In one of his letters he wrote that no academies in the world could so advance an artist as the present world exhibition. The painters who influenced him most were British painter John Constable and Swiss painter Alexandre Calame. The Rooks Have Come Back (1871) is considered by many critics to be the high point in Savrasoves artistic career. Using a common, even trivial, episode of birds returning home, and an extremely simple landscape, Savrasov emotionally showed the transition of nature from winter to spring. It was a new type of lyrical landscape painting, called later by critics the mood landscape. The painting brought him fame. In 1870, he became a member of the Peredvizhniki group, breaking with government-sponsored academic art. In 1871,

 

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Alexei Savrasov The Rooks Have Returned oil painting   

Painting ID::  35088
Alexei Savrasov
The Rooks Have Returned
mk100 1871 Oil on canvas

   
   
     

 

 

Alexei Savrasov A Country Road oil painting   

Painting ID::  35130
Alexei Savrasov
A Country Road
mk100 1873 Oil on canvas 70x57cm

   
   
     

 

 

Alexei Savrasov The Rooks Have Come Back was painted by Savrasov near Ipatiev Monastery in Kostroma. oil painting   

Painting ID::  60695
Alexei Savrasov
The Rooks Have Come Back was painted by Savrasov near Ipatiev Monastery in Kostroma.
The Rooks Have Come Back was painted by Savrasov near Ipatiev Monastery in Kostroma.

   
   
     

 

 

Alexei Savrasov View of the Kremlin from the Krymsky Bridge in Inclement Weather oil painting   

Painting ID::  60696
Alexei Savrasov
View of the Kremlin from the Krymsky Bridge in Inclement Weather
View of the Kremlin from the Krymsky Bridge in Inclement Weather (1851).

   
   
     

 

 

Alexei Savrasov View in the Neighborhood of Oranienbaum oil painting   

Painting ID::  60697
Alexei Savrasov
View in the Neighborhood of Oranienbaum
View in the Neighborhood of Oranienbaum (1854).

   
   
     

 

 

Alexei Savrasov Landscape with River and Angler oil painting   

Painting ID::  60698
Alexei Savrasov
Landscape with River and Angler
Landscape with River and Angler (1859).

   
   
     

 

 

Alexei Savrasov Rustic View oil painting   

Painting ID::  60699
Alexei Savrasov
Rustic View
Rustic View (1867).

   
   
     

 

 

Alexei Savrasov Winter Night oil painting   

Painting ID::  60700
Alexei Savrasov
Winter Night
Winter Night (1869).

   
   
     

 

 

Alexei Savrasov Winter oil painting   

Painting ID::  60701
Alexei Savrasov
Winter
Winter (1870).

   
   
     

 

 

Alexei Savrasov Sundown over a marsh, oil painting   

Painting ID::  60702
Alexei Savrasov
Sundown over a marsh,
Sundown over a marsh, 1871

   
   
     

 

 

Alexei Savrasov Monastery of Caves near Nizhny Novgorod oil painting   

Painting ID::  60703
Alexei Savrasov
Monastery of Caves near Nizhny Novgorod
Monastery of Caves near Nizhny Novgorod (1871).

   
   
     

 

 

Alexei Savrasov Sukharev Tower oil painting   

Painting ID::  60704
Alexei Savrasov
Sukharev Tower
Sukharev Tower (1872).

   
   
     

 

 

Alexei Savrasov Rainbow oil painting   

Painting ID::  60705
Alexei Savrasov
Rainbow
Rainbow (1873).

   
   
     

 

 

Alexei Savrasov Spring Day, oil painting   

Painting ID::  60706
Alexei Savrasov
Spring Day,
Spring Day, 1873

   
   
     

 

 

Alexei Savrasov Rafts oil painting   

Painting ID::  60707
Alexei Savrasov
Rafts
Rafts (1873).

   
   
     

 

 

Alexei Savrasov Evening. Migration of birds, oil painting   

Painting ID::  60708
Alexei Savrasov
Evening. Migration of birds,
Evening. Migration of birds, 1874

   
   
     

 

 

Alexei Savrasov Monastery Gates oil painting   

Painting ID::  60709
Alexei Savrasov
Monastery Gates
Monastery Gates (1875).

   
   
     

 

 

Alexei Savrasov Early Spring. Thaw. oil painting   

Painting ID::  60710
Alexei Savrasov
Early Spring. Thaw.
Early Spring. Thaw. (1880s).

   
   
     

 

 

Alexei Savrasov Spring. Kitchen Gardens oil painting   

Painting ID::  60711
Alexei Savrasov
Spring. Kitchen Gardens
Spring. Kitchen Gardens (1893)

   
   
     

 

 

Alexei Savrasov Rasputitsa oil painting   

Painting ID::  60712
Alexei Savrasov
Rasputitsa
Rasputitsa (Sea of Mud, 1894)

   
   
     

 

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Alexei Savrasov
Russian Painter, 1830-1897 was a Russian landscape painter and creator of the lyrical landscape style. Savrasov was born into the family of a merchant. He began to draw early and in 1838 he enrolled as a student of professor Rabus at the Moscow School of Painting, Sculpture and Architecture (graduated in 1850), and immediately began to specialize in landscape painting. In 1852, he traveled to Ukraine. Then, in 1854 by the invitation of the Grand Duchess Maria Nikolayevna, President of the Imperial Academy of Arts, he moved to the neighborhood of St. Petersburg. In 1857, Savrasov became a teacher at the Moscow School of painting, sculpturing and architecture. His best disciples, Isaac Levitan and Konstantin Korovin, remembered their teacher with admiration and gratitude. The Rooks Have Come Back was painted by Savrasov near Ipatiev Monastery in Kostroma.In 1857, he married Sophia Karlovna Hertz, sister of art historian K. Hertz. In their home they entertained artistic people and collectors including Pavel Tretyakov. Savrasov became especially close with Vasily Perov. Perov helped him paint the figures of the boat trackers in Savrasov's Volga near Yuryevets, Savrasov painted landscapes for Perov's Bird catcher and Hunters on Bivouac. In the 1860s, he traveled to England to see the International Exhibition, and to Switzerland. In one of his letters he wrote that no academies in the world could so advance an artist as the present world exhibition. The painters who influenced him most were British painter John Constable and Swiss painter Alexandre Calame. The Rooks Have Come Back (1871) is considered by many critics to be the high point in Savrasoves artistic career. Using a common, even trivial, episode of birds returning home, and an extremely simple landscape, Savrasov emotionally showed the transition of nature from winter to spring. It was a new type of lyrical landscape painting, called later by critics the mood landscape. The painting brought him fame. In 1870, he became a member of the Peredvizhniki group, breaking with government-sponsored academic art. In 1871,