Ilya Yefimovich Repin (1844-1930)
Repin is the icon of the 19th century Russian painting scene. He had a wide diversity of subjects varying from peasants to tsars. In his paintings, the Russian history and the daily life of his time, comes to life.
In this painting, he sits with his wife in his villa ” Penaty” close to St Petersburg.
A collectors item is this great collection of his best paintings : Ilya Repin