Portrait of the Artist Valentin Serov (1901) by Ilya Repin

Portrait of the Artist Valentin Serov - Ilya Repin - 1901

Artwork Information

TitlePortrait of the Artist Valentin Serov
ArtistIlya Repin
Art MovementRealism

About Portrait of the Artist Valentin Serov

The artwork titled “Portrait of the Artist Valentin Serov” was created by the distinguished artist Ilya Repin in the year 1901. This piece is a testament to the Realism art movement, which sought to represent subjects truthfully without artificiality and avoiding artistic conventions or implausible, exotic, and supernatural elements. The genre of this artwork is a portrait, which serves as a representation of Valentin Serov, an artist held in high esteem by his peers.

In the artwork, the subject, Valentin Serov, is depicted with an intense and pensive expression, suggesting a moment of deep contemplation or creative rumination. The artist’s mastery is evident in the nuanced rendering of Serov’s facial features and his engrossed, concentrated gaze. The use of shading and the delicate handling of light and shadow in the artwork creates a lifelike representation, offering insight into Serov’s personality and professional demeanor. The portrait encapsulates the essence of the subject’s character with a profound respect for the anatomical reality of the human form, consistent with the principles of the Realist movement.

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