The artist is Kuindzhi
The hidden tension inherent in a number of work of the Cuinji late time is felt in the landscape „Forest Lake. Cloud “(1900s) according to the contrast of trees, lakes, coastal greenery and lit by a sunlight dazzling white cloud. Together with the impending thunderclouds, it frames the clearance into the blue shining sky, as if in another cosmic world. The dark mass of trees rising to the sky looks beautiful and anxious in the landscape, resembling clouds in their configuration.
Irina Shuvalova. Kuindzhi in the Russian Museum // Arkhip Kuindzhi. SPb, 2010. With.22.