Vasily Polenov – Russian painter.
Moscow Courtyard (1878).
|Type||Pictorial Post card|
|Artist||Vasily Dmitrievich Polenov (1 June 1844 – 18 July 1927) was a Russian landscape painter associated with the Peredvizhniki movement of realist artists. His contemporaries would call him the “Knight of Beauty” as he embodied both European and Russian traditions of painting. His vision of life was summarized as following: “Art should promote happiness and joy”. As a painter and a humanist, he would truly believe in the civilizing mission of Art, Culture and Education.|
|Approx. Size||5.8X4.1 inches (15X10.5 cm)|
|Published by||„Izobrazitelnoe Iskusstvo“ Publisher, Moscow, 1982|