This work dates back to 1850. At that time, the fame of its author, Vasily Tropinin, a magnificent portrait painter who became the ancestor of a new unique household genre, unfortunately, is slowly fading away.
However, this situation only podzadorivaet artist. He continues to write and try new things in this direction, while remaining faithful to his principles of depicting people living a happy and joyful life.
“Girl with a pot of roses” is a masterpiece and a crown of achieved heights of V. Tropinin. On the canvas depicted a young maid, immersed in the hassle of cleaning the house. In the background, when scrutinizing, guessed canvases, deployed deep into the room; we can assume that the artist depicted his workshop. Unusual for the master the use of dark colors, emphasizes the light image of the girl, all filled with light and painted in exquisite golden brown tones.
The dress has a flowery pattern, there are small earrings in the ears, and a thin string of beads peeks out from under the shawl. Black, as pitch, hair, though cleaned in a strict beam, emphasizes roundness and softness of the face. The girl is young and beautiful, as are the roses in her hands, therefore in such seemingly insignificant details coquetry and the desire to show off, inherent in any woman, are expressed.
Open, with a hint of playfulness, a direct look and confident, frozen in motion, the stately figure of the maid creates an amazing sense of the dynamics of the whole picture. The dark background emphasizes the romantic air image of the girl. She, like a rose bud, is ready to open in all its glory. Even on such an ordinary day, being engaged in housekeeping, without a pompous entourage, the girl captivates and fascinates with her appearance.