This book is about the great Russian artist Fyodor Vasilyev. As you know, it is a classic Russian landscape. The book contains color illustrations and reproductions of his paintings. All artistic activity of Fedor Aleksandrovich Vasiliev was sent to the chanting of the original beauty of mother nature, which was one of the main tasks of Russian national art. Vasilyev chose for his works most characteristic, the most effective theme. He portrayed a beautiful Russian plains, the great Russian river Volga, has created beautiful landscapes of the Crimea. Basis Vasilyev's paintings is their life-affirming beginning.Vasiliev is not only extremely bright talent, but he is an outstanding example of an ascetic. He devoted himself to art and he do not stop working until his last hour. Contrary to the tragic brevity of his life (he died of tuberculosis at the age of twenty-three years), the legacy of the artist is quite extensive, and its contribution to the development of Russian art is extremely high. Broke new ground in the Russian landscape painting, reaching great depth in the transmission of human feeling in communion with nature, he was influenced by even older than his contemporaries such as Shishkin and Repin.
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