Philip Malyavin. "Two peasant girls". 1910.
Philip Malyavin- famous Russian atist, pupil of Iliya Repin. He done wide influience to academic painting of that time. Repin told to another students: " You can only wonder of Malyavin, but never follow him- its impossible. He is very outstanding person with personal way in art". Malyavin was born in family of icon-painter and began his art life as icon painter too. Main topic of his art- Life of peasant Russia and beauty of it. Also he famous as portrait master and absolutly geniously great master of drawing and scetch.
Text by artist Andrey Lyssenko