A. Vasnetsov was a sensual master of the transmission of the true beauty of Russian nature. With his works he showed the strength and greatness of his native land. His technique is unique and the image is imbued with realism.
In the film “After the Rain” epic notes are viewed. This work is filled with deep meaning. The deep idea of the painting is fascinating and filled with life philosophy.
The picture is a corner of Russian nature, there are many, they are not remarkable. Sun rays make their way through the floating clouds. Widely spread hills, village church and village houses. Everywhere, deserted and endless spaces emanate freedom.
One female figure lonely walks into the village, the road is blurred. The whole picture is written in gray and green tones. Brightness of color is visible only in places where the sun’s rays hit. The nature is rather monotonous, the ground is covered with a grass carpet.
Looking at this work, one feels elevated, peaceful and harmonious. The picture exudes peace, the artist used a successful combination of scales, colors and shades. Vasnetsov accurately conveyed not only the beauty of nature, but also the spirituality of the Russian people. Church domes gleaming in the sun reflect the spiritual fullness of the inhabitants of this small village.
In the foreground, the colors are darker, the sun’s rays fall on the church’s crests, creating an atmosphere of grace. As if the heavens give life to this small village lost in the hills. The artist managed to very accurately convey his mood when writing the work. Calm and peace of mind allowed to be born such a soothing job.
A. Vasnetsov is a master of the Russian landscape, he precisely manages to convey the mood of nature and designate the place of a person in the beautiful surrounding world. The artist has depicted the beauty of nature, thus calling for her identity to be preserved.