We have already made galleries showing how Moscow and St. Petersburg were viewed by famous Russian artists. But what about the provinces? / Hay-mowing, Alexei Vinetsianov, 1820s.Alexei Vinetsianov
In the 19th and 20th centuries living close to nature was tough. Artists depicted wooden houses, bountiful nature, evening tea-drinking on the terrace, hard labor, harvesting, vast valleys, and merry flamboyant celebrations and traditions that live on to this day in the beautiful and unique Russian village. / On the boat in Abramtsevo, Vasiliy Polenov, 1880.Vasilyi Polenov
A village street, Fedyor Vasiliev, 1868.Fedyor Vasiliev
A village wedding in the Tambov province, Andrei Ryabushkin, 1880.Andrei Ryabushkin
In summer, Valentin Serov, 1895.Valentin Serov
Rural holiday. Tver governorate, Konstantin Yuon, 1910.Konstantin Youn
In the meadow, Zinaida Serebryakova, 1912.Zinaida Serebryakova
Village friends, Nikolai Bogdanov Belsky, 1912.Nikolai Bogdanov-Belsky
A horse-drawn troika in Uglich, Konstantin Youn, 1913.Konstantin Youn
Teacher's birthday, Nikolai Bogdanov Belsky, c. 1920.Nikolai Bogdanov-Belsky
Summer province, Boris Kustodiev, 1922.Boris Kustodiev
Autumn in the province, Boris Kustodiev, 1926.Boris Kustodiev
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