The painting “Overgrown Pond” was created by the famous landscape painter Isaac Levitan. The canvas was written in 1887. Once the artist was lucky to see Polenov’s canvas “Overgrown Pond” and Levitan was so inspired by the drawing that he decided to create his own interpretation on this topic.
In the picture the artist masterfully depicted nature. Miraculously, the shades of green colors are woven together on canvas. A mirror of water accurately conveys the display around. On the shore of the reservoir sedges and willows grow, bending their branches. Around the atmosphere of a certain charm and sorcery tranquility. In the foreground is a pond overgrown with duckweed. Places visible perfectly smooth surface of the water. It seems as if a slight smell of fresh greenery and the coolness of the reservoir will now be felt.
Apparently the day is already ending, the evening is coming. The sky is painted in light colors. The peaceful peace enveloped the quiet backwater. The artist in each brushstroke put the soul, creating a generally harmonious creation. His image style colorfully reflected all the wealth of Russian nature. Literally every detail on the canvas is executed exactly, all the elements, every leaf and every blade of grass, are scrupulously drawn.
The canvas “Overgrown Pond” clearly conveys the feelings and mood of the author. Looking at the picture, one involuntarily feels peace and tranquility. The meaning of the image is extremely easy to read. The artist embodied in the work of art his attitude to nature.
Levitan has a very special style of writing pictures. The artist became famous for his realistic ability to display the landscape on canvas. His work is characterized by the accuracy of study of all compositional elements. Levitan subtly felt and professionally conveyed to the image all the most intimate in nature.