"Ivan the Terrible and his Son Ivan". By Ilya Repin, 1885. Ivan the Terrible is thought of as one of the most evil rulers in history. This painting shows Ivan after he killed his own son and heir in a fit of rage.

"Ivan the Terrible and his Son Ivan", Ivan the Terrible is thought of as one of the most evil rulers in history (russian tsar He's probably most famous for killing his own son and heir in a fit of rage.

"Leo Tolstoy Barefoot" by Illya Repin. State Russian Museum, St. Petersburg.

Russian Painting, again

Photo © The State Russian Museum, St Petersburg; used with permission

Ilya Repin: Volga boat draggers  Can't help loving Repin for choosing this motive

Ilya Repin: Volga boat draggers Can't help loving Repin for choosing this motive

Portrait of Leonid Nikolayevich Andreyev ~Ilya Repin, 1904

Portrait of writer Leonid Nikolayevich Andreyev - Ilya Efimovich (in traditional Russian shirt) C.

Ilya Repin (Russian, 1844-1930). Mallow.   1880.

To pack the Bud- oppose the Worm-/ Obtain its right of Dew-/ Adjust the Heat- elude the Wind-/ Escape the prowling Bee. Great Nature not to disappoint/ Awaiting Her that Day-/ To be a Flower, is profound /Responsibility.

Ilia Efimovich Repin  Vsevolod Mikhailovich Garshin (detail), 1884, oil on canvas, 35x27in

Garshin is more than just a beautifully rendered head. In this painting I feel like I am seeing the whole story of a man’s life depicted in the eyes alone. When I first saw Garshin, I immediately did some research to discover who he was in real life.

Ilya Repin, Portrait Of The Composer Modest Musorgsky, 1881

21 Inspiring Portraits By Ilya Repin - The Russian Master

Ilya Repin, Portrait Of The Composer Modest Musorgsky, 1881

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