Ilya Repin: the story of the painting "Reply of the Cossaks to the Sultan"

170 years have passed since the birth of Russian painter Ilya Repin, master of portraits, as well as historical and everyday scenes. To mark his anniversary, RBTH presents the story of one painting: Ilya Repin worked for 11 years on the historical canvas “Reply of the Zaporozhian Cossacks to Sultan Mehmed IV of the Ottoman Empire.”

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