Walking in the boat

The artist is Vereshchagin

Throughout his life, the artist experienced genuine interest in Japan. The country of the East attracted it with its original culture, which developed somewhat separately from other countries of East Asia. Back in 1874, he was going to travel to this country and only after 7 years his dream came true. Japanese impressions are reflected in only a few works of the artist, one of them – "Walking in the boat". Work on the Japanese theme is characterized by some unbalanced composition, emphasizing the accident of the captured episode, generalized interpretation of images, airiness of the palette, appeal to impressionistic techniques. In paintings on "The country of the rising sun", The artist expanded the picturesque palette, resorting to a more free and relaxed letter.

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