The art of painting involves a lot of great painters and masters. One of these is Konstantin Alekseevich Vasiliev – a representative of the Russian modernity. Creativity Konstantin Alekseevich represents a diverse genre of masterpieces: landscape themes, graphic essay, portraits, realistic composition, tales and mythological orientation.
The position of critics in relation to creativity Vasiliev bilateral nature. Professionals consider the young creator the personification of the spiritual and mythological world. Ordinary art lovers say that Konstantin Alekseevich is the creator of reality and superiority. Endless arguments about the feelings of the artist in the work, impress and delight the viewer.
The artist displayed the Russian spirit and bravery of the people in his work “Prince Igor”. On the basis of the events of the story “The Word of Igor’s Regiment”, the prince is depicted, firmly defending his native lands. The picture is filled with the night spirit, probably, it is already very late to change something both in battle and in striving for victory.
The expressive glance of Prince Igor is full of will and desire to go to the enemies who encroached on his state. Shades of black and red colors harmoniously displayed the minutes of the battle. The glorious warrior is not alone, he has assistants, the picture does not express this, but the viewer understands that the brave prince is not alone in this hard struggle.
The skill level of Konstantin Alekseevich Vasiliev vividly reflected the nobility of the Russian soul. The historical moment depicted in the masterpiece “Prince Igor” attracts the attention of connoisseurs of painting of the genre of bygone times. The struggle of the people for freedom and life is the main credo in the future. Despite his young age, the artist shows wisdom and kindness in his masterpiece.
The presence of the Russian spirit of the time is reflected in every corner of the picture. “Prince Igor” – took a worthy place in the works of the artist, and now honors in the Russian Museum of Painting.