Swertschkoff W. Still life. Flowers. 1856
Wladimir von Swertschkoff
Still life. Flowers
Oil on canvas. 108 х 180 cm
The Russian Museum
Luxuriant flowers in an austere vase are painted with exceptional thoroughness. The flowers are selected in order to create a bright decorative effect, a cheerful colouring creates an effect of beauty and opulence. The work is painted in the Academic traditions. Meanwhile thorough research of the characteristic features of the Dutch masters of the 17 century can be seen.