Moscow through the eyes of Russian artists (PICS)

The Russian capital has changed drastically throughout the centuries. Here’s how the best artists saw it.

Fyodor Alexeyev. Red Square in Moscow. 1801

Alexei Savrasov. The Sukhareva Tower. 1872

Vasily Polenov. Moscow Courtyard, 1878

Vasily Vereshchagin. View of the Moscow Kremlin. 1879

Vladimir Makovsky. Farmer’s Market in Moscow. 1880

Vasily Surikov. The Morning of the Streltsy Execution 1881

Apollinary Vasnetsov. Moscow Kremlin. Cathedrals. 1894

Konstantin Yuon. Lubyanka Square in Winter. 1905

Aristarkh Lentulov. Basil the Blessed. 1913

Konstantin Korovin. Moskvoretsky Bridge. 1914

Wassily Kandinsky. Moscow. Red Square. 1916

Varvara Stepanova. Mosselprom Building with Mayakovsky's Advertising. 1924-25

Apollinary Vasnetsov. Novodevichy Convent. Towers. 1926

Yury Pimenov. New Moscow. 1937

Konstantin Yuon. Military Parade in Red Square, 7th November 1941. 1941

Yury Zhdanov. Evening in Moscow. 1955

Igor Popov. Frunzenskaya Embankment, 14. 1968-72

Osip Avsiyan. Corner of Maroseika and Starosadsky street. 1977

Vladimir Gerasimov. Kropotkinskaya Metro Station. 2007

Alena Dergileva. From 'Moscow' series, 2010s

Konstantin Batynkov. Life Is All Around Us. 2019

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