Alexei Kuznetsov – Russian painters.
Interrogation of Salavat
|Type||Pictorial Post card|
|Artist||Alexei Alexandrovich Kuznetsov (April 11, 1927, Ufa – November 4, 1990, Moscow) – painter, honored artist of the BASSR (1966), member of the Union of Artists of the USSRб is an artist who in his paintings tried to convey various historical events in order to make viewers think about the past and the present of the country and about his own destiny in it when looking at them. One of these pictures is “Interrogation of Salavat”.
Salavat Yupaev is considered a true hero of the Bashkir people. Kuznetsov was very interested in this historical figure, so before writing the painting, the artist read all the historical documents about Salavat and visited the places of his stay, so that the picture turned out to be true and truthful. Therefore, when he did write his creation in 1955, he immediately won the hearts of all spectators.
|Approx. Size||5.8X4.1 inches (15X10.5 cm)|
|Published by||„Sovetskii Khudozhnik“ Publisher, Moscow, 1955|