Show the conflict of personality and power, the confrontation of the background stain – for Vasily Surikov, these artistic tasks were the same importance. And to create a picture of the artist, an ordinary episode inspired
Vasily Ivanovich Surikov
1848 – Born in Krasnoyarsk in a Cossack family.
1869–1875-He studied at the St. Petersburg Academy of Arts, where for special attention to the composition of the paintings, the composer was nicknamed.
1877 – settled in Moscow.
1878 – married a noblewoman, half a Frenchwoman Elizabeth Share.
1878–1881 – painted the picture “Morning of the Streletsky Execution”.
1881 – joined the partnership of mobile art exhibitions.
1883 – created the canvas “Menshikov in Berezovo”.
1883–1884 – Traveled around Europe.
1884–1887 – worked on the painting “Boyar Morozov”. After participation in the XV mobile exhibition, she was bought by Pavel Tretyakov for the Tretyakov Gallery.
1888 – widowed and experienced depression.
1891 – I got out of the crisis, wrote “The capture of the snowy town”.
1916 – died, buried in Moscow at the Vagankovsky cemetery.