Portrait of Konstantin Pobedonostsev

The artist is Repin

A sketch to the picture "Solemn meeting of the State Council on May 7, 1901, on the day of the centenary from the date of its institution"(1903).

Back in 1880-1890, Repin repeatedly expressed his opinion on victorious. Before starting work on the portrait, he called him “completely owl”. This verbal
The assessment has become essentially artistic. The portrait is synthesized by the idea of ​​the victorious persons of many contemporaries. (AT. Prince.) Russian portrait. XX century: St. Petersburg, 2001. With. 6.

The “solemn meeting of the State Council” became the triumph of not only Repin himself, but also the objective method of portrait, “lively portractions”. There is no need to make special efforts to embody the spirit of time – he breathes both in the artist and in the model; It doesn’t matter what kind of millennium is in the yard – the internal always shines through in appearance. It is only necessary to carefully, carefully explore, fix it, and we will find a face in the person, we will find out “from which this Lord God folds what we call the soul”. Of course, it is striking that rapid plastic clots-Repin “Ignatiev and” victorious “-this is not at all the classic Repin of the 1880s. Russian portrait. XX century: St. Petersburg, 2001. With.five.

Pobedonostsev Konstantin Petrovich (1827–1907)-lawyer, member of the State Council, chief prosecutor of the Holy Synod. Russian portrait. XX century: St. Petersburg, 2001. With. 6.

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