Oil on canvas
150 x 225
State Russian Museum
Пост. в 1970 через МК РСФСР
Viktor Ivanov found the heroes and heroines of his work in Ryazan Province. Revealing the great meaning of peasant work, he showed the essence of this arduous process. The bent figures of peasant women fill the canvas, creating a sense of over¬coming difficulties.
Ivanov, Viktor Ivanovich (born 1924, Moscow)
Painter, graphic and genre artist, portraitist, landscapist. Studied under Pavel Koshevoy, Konstantin Molchanov and Vasily Pochitalov at the Secondary School of Art at the Moscow School of Art and Industry (1939–1944) and under Alexei Gritsai, Yury Kugach, Vasily Pochitalov and Vasily Yakovlev at the Vasily Surikov Institute of Art in Moscow (1944–1950). Contributed to exhibitions (from 1950). Member of the Union of Artists (from 1951). Winner of the State Prize of Russia (1996). In 2004, the Viktor Ivanov and the Ryazan Land Gallery opened in Ryazan.