Illia léfimovitch Répine (d'après) 1844-1930 - Les cosaques Zaporogues écrivant une lettre au sultan de Turquie

Description
Illia léfimovitch Répine (d'après) 1844-1930 - Les cosaques Zaporogues écrivant une lettre au sultan de Turquie
Oil on canvas - Not signed - 1960

Faithful copy of Ilya Repin's painting, kept at the Russian Museum in St Petersburg.
There is a second painting in the Kharkov Museum of Art.
It is a historical painting, showing Zaporozhian Cossacks writing a letter to the Ottoman sultan, full of insults. The painter knows how to show the intense pleasure that the Cossacks experience in imagining new profanities. He arouses an irresistible sympathy for a seasoned and freedom-loving people, whom Répine regards with admiration as he indicates in a letter to the critic Vladimir Stassov.
This painting made probably in the 60s is very faithful to the original.
Due to the size, the delivery will require a quote or will have to be collected on site.

Lot details
Artist
Illia léfimovitch Répine (d'après) 1844-1930
Title of artwork
Les cosaques Zaporogues écrivant une lettre au sultan de Turquie
Year
1960
Technique
Oil on canvas
Signature
Not signed
Condition
Overall in fairly good condition with traces of ageing
Sold with frame
No
Image sizes
121×200 cm
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