Oil on canvas
110,5 x 127
State Russian Museum
In the 1920s and 1930s, the artist created a cycle of city views depicting the outskirts of Leningrad. The revolution rendered the city and its citizens unrecognisable, and the landscapes untouched by revolutionary transformations reflected a nostalgia for patriarchal life and a touch of irony.
Pavlov, Semyon Andreevich (1893, St Petersburg — 1941, Leningrad)
Painter, graphic artist, painter of still lifes, landscapes, portraits. Studied at the Academy of Arts (1917–1922). Contributed to exhibitions (from 1918).