Monument to Surikov in Krasnoyarsk

The monument to our countryman, the world-famous painter Vasily Ivanovich Surikov was erected between the Svyato-Pokrovskiy Cathedral and the House of Artists, and it is no coincidence ... The famous artist often visited the Svyato-Pokrovskiy Cathedral.

Surikov was born in Krasnoyarsk in 1848. The life of the Siberian province greatly influenced his work. For his canvases, he chose historically significant, turning points in the life of Russia, showed their incredible complexity, tragedy and psychological depth.

Photo: Maria Lenz

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