Oil on canvas
55,5 x 36,8
State Russian Museum
Пост. в 1929 из ОПХ, Ленинград
"Clearing in a Pine Forest" is a modest and assuming landscape typical of central European Russia. The poetry of the everyday that was promoted by democratic art of the 1860s and 1870s found its embodiment in Savrasov’s painting.
Savrasov, Alexei Kondratievich (1830, Moscow — 1897, Moscow)
Painter, graphic artist, teacher, landscapist. Studied at the Moscow School of Painting, Sculpture and Architecture (1848–1854). Awarded the title of painter at the Imperial Academy of Arts (1850). Academician of painting (1854). Contributed to exhibitions (from 1852). Taught at the Moscow School of Painting, Sculpture and Architecture (1857–1882).