Oil on canvas
58 х 71,5
State Russian Museum
Пост. в 1928 из Экспертной комиссии Наркомвнешторг
Although based on real impressions, Nikolai Krymov’s landscapes are semi-fictitious. Their most interesting features are their sonorous tones, wellplanned compositions and ability to subtly convey the various states of nature. The artist descried the romantic poetry in the simplest of motifs.
Krymov, Nikolai Petrovich (1884, Moscow — 1958, Moscow)
Painter, graphic artist, theorist of painting. Studied under Valentin Serov and Konstantin Korovin at the Moscow School of Painting, Sculpture and Architecture (1904–1911). Member of the Union of Russian Artists (from 1910). Contributed to exhibitions (from 1904). Contributed to the exhibitions of the Moscow Fellowship of Artists (1905, 1906, 1922, 1924), Union of Russian Artists (1906–1923), World of Art (1921, 1922), Association of Artists of Revolutionary Russia (1925), International Exhibitions in Brussels (1910), Rome (1911), Venice (1924) and the Exhibitions of Russian Art in Vienna (1908), Paris (1910), Prague (1912) and Berlin (1922). Taught at the Higher Art and Technical Studios (1920–1922) and the Memory of 1905 School of Art in Moscow (1934–1936). Designed for theatres in Moscow (from 1910). Corresponding member of the Academy of Arts of the USSR (1949). Merited Artist of the RSFSR (1942). People’s Artist of the RSFSR (1956).