Description of the painting by Alexei Savrasov “Winter Landscape” (Thaw)

Description of the painting by Alexei Savrasov Winter Landscape (Thaw)

Russian artist Savrasov, is truly a storyteller who can transfer to the canvas a winter fairy tale and a unique display of white. The picture that takes the viewer to a cozy winter day – the winter landscape is a thaw, a picture better known as the “Thaw”.

This beautiful picture shows a field that has neither beginning nor end, covered with fluffy and snow-white snow. The roofs of the depicted houses are covered with beautiful snow, from which they breathe comfort and freshness. If you look at the picture, you can see that clear blue sky is visible, and the rut of water is no longer burdened with heavy ice. The picture is interesting because this winter does not repel the viewer, but rather attracts to itself. The picture, which seems to be all overflowing with colors, because the artist is not limited to just the colors inherent in winter. Savrasov uses other color palettes, creating a beautiful story that blows warmth and the approach of the long-awaited season – spring.

Birds also signal the approach of spring, which are reflected in Savrasov’s beautiful painting. The birds that adorn the sky seem to rejoice most about the sun and the approach of spring. To make the landscape realistic and colorful, the Russian artist portrayed people who lead their way straight to the creek.

Warm, colorful winter, combining elements of not only the usual snow for the winter, but also birds, which foreshadow the beginning and birth of the new. Winter landscape – a picture that pleases the eye and makes a new look at the winter and the arrival of spring.

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