Description of the painting by Mikhail Alexandrovich Vrubel “Portrait of S. I. Mamontov”

Description of the painting by Mikhail Alexandrovich Vrubel Portrait of S. I. Mamontov

Art involves experiments, especially such as painting. Many Russian artists were tempted to experiment, but not everyone could express their inner feelings.

Creativity Mikhail Alexandrovich Vrubel showed that the artist refused to work in a journalistic style. The stream of artistic innovation rejected the existence of analogues of the masterpieces of Mikhail Vrubel. This painter is a purely individual person who lives in a world of bright colors and reality. On account of Vrubel’s many works of different genres, including portrait subjects.

In 1897 there was a creation of a portrait of Savva Mamontov, a merit and an entrepreneur. The merchant Savva Ivanovich is comfortably situated in a chair, as if he would start a business conversation now. Presentable look Savva Ivanovich testifies to the refined taste of Vrubel. This room is a study in which Mammoths work.

The philanthropist is so harsh that, in the opinion of the portrait critics, he is similar to the Russian hero. Hyperbolicity and expression is added to the work – the main goal of Vrubel. It expresses the disposition of an entrepreneur, like that of a tsar, this is noticeable if you see the gaze of Sawa Ivanovich. Individuality and severity are present in the image of Mamontov, the artist does not stop at the transfer of emotions and moods.

Mikhail Vrubel’s masterpiece is the perfect expressiveness of the painter’s creative structure. Having created the image of a patron of arts, Mikhail Alexandrovich embodied the project of his thoughts and images. Not always nature could approach him, not because he was picky about the external data of a person. No, this was due to his restlessness and speed, so the portrait of the proud Savva Ivanovich was not over. The main goal of Mikhail Vrubel is to convey to the viewer a stream of feelings and interests, not only of the real world, but also of the soul.

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