Carrying Horse (1892) by Ilya Repin

Carrying Horse - Ilya Repin - 1892

Artwork Information

TitleCarrying Horse
ArtistIlya Repin
Dimensions24 x 32 cm
Art MovementRealism
Current LocationIrkutsk Regional Museum of Fine Arts (Sukachev Museum), Irkutsk, Russia

About Carrying Horse

The artwork titled “Carrying Horse” was created by the artist Ilya Repin in 1892. It is executed in crayon on paper, embodying the Realist art movement. The dimensions of the artwork are 24 x 32 cm, categorizing it within the animal painting genre. It is part of the collection at the Irkutsk Regional Museum of Fine Arts, commonly known as the Sukachev Museum, located in Irkutsk, Russia.

The artwork portrays a scene centered on the figure of a horse, rendered with expressive lines and a rich palette of colors. The horse appears to be in motion, possibly being led or carrying a burden, capturing a moment of work or travels. The choice of medium, crayon on paper, allows for a textured and vibrant depiction, which enhances the dynamism and emotional resonance of the scene. The background features abstract representations of the environment, with swift strokes indicating the sky and the land which contribute to the narrative and setting of the composition. The luminous touches of yellow and blue in the sky suggest either the dawn or dusk time of day, lending a sense of atmospheric depth. Overall, the artwork showcases Repin’s skill in conveying a realistic and poignant moment within a simple yet profound setting, which is emblematic of the Realism movement to which he belonged.

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