Orphans in the cemetery


The artist is Perov

The theme of the heavy existence of destitute children was widespread in Russian art of the mid -19th century. In the picture of Perova „Orphans in the cemetery “This plot develops into a deep social generalization. In the work, apparently, the pathos of denunciation is also present to the post-Paris period of the painter’s work, and at the same time it is permeated with sympathy and empathy for the characters of his work. (N. B.)

TWO. SPb, 2002. With. 268.

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