Portrait Of The Poet Apollon Maikov 1872 Oil Painting - Vasily Perov

Portrait Of The Poet Apollon Maikov 1872

Vasily PerovItem # 244702
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  • About Reproduction

    Discover the allure of art with our faithful reproduction of "Portrait Of The Poet Apollon Maikov 1872", originally brought to life by the talented Vasily Perov. Unlike posters or prints, our hand-painted oil painting breathes an unique sense of depth and texture into your space. Every detail, every stroke, and every texture is meticulously recreated, paying the perfect homage to Vasily Perov and his artistic vision.

    Owning this piece is more than just decoration - it's a statement of your refined taste in art. Let the vibrant colors and intricate details of this replica serve as a daily reminder of the beauty in our world. Elevate your decor and appreciate the richness of art with our replica of this masterpiece.

  • Painting Description

    "Portrait of the Poet Apollon Maikov" is an 1872 oil painting by the Russian artist Vasily Perov, a prominent figure in the Russian realist movement. The painting is a notable example of Perov's portraiture, in which he captured the likeness and character of Apollon Nikolayevich Maikov (1821–1897), a well-regarded Russian poet of the 19th century known for his classical style and themes drawn from ancient mythology and Russian history.

    In this work, Perov presents Maikov in a moment of contemplative repose, reflecting the intellectual and emotional depth characteristic of the poet's literary output. The portrait is rendered with fine attention to detail, from the textures of Maikov's clothing to the nuanced expression on his face, suggesting a moment of introspection or creative thought. The use of lighting and shadow in the painting emphasizes the subject's features and adds to the overall mood of the composition.

    Vasily Perov, born Vasily Grigorevich Vasiliev (1834–1882), was a key member of the Peredvizhniki (Wanderers or Itinerants), a group of Russian artists who sought to engage with social and moral issues through their art. Perov's work often addressed themes of social injustice and the human condition, and his portraits frequently conveyed the personality and social status of his subjects with empathy and insight.

    The "Portrait of the Poet Apollon Maikov" is considered an important work in Perov's oeuvre, reflecting both the artist's skill as a portraitist and his engagement with the cultural milieu of his time. The painting is held in the collection of the Tretyakov Gallery in Moscow, Russia, where it stands as a testament to the rich cultural exchange between the worlds of visual art and literature in 19th-century Russia.

  • Lead Time & Shipping

    When you order this oil painting replica, it typically takes 2-3 weeks to paint. If the artwork is more complex, it might need a little more time to ensure the best quality. Once it's ready, we'll send you a photo for your approval. After you give the green light, we'll ship it to you for free.

  • Return & Refund

    We believe in the quality of our hand-painted oil painting reproductions, and your satisfaction is our priority. If for any reason, you are not completely satisfied with your purchase, we offer a 45-day return policy. You can return your artwork within 45 days of receipt and receive a full refund. Please note that the artwork must be returned in the original packaging and in the same condition as it was received.

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  • How similar are your oil painting reproductions to the original artworks?

    We pride ourselves on achieving a high level of accuracy in our reproductions. While it's nearly impossible to replicate an artwork 100%, our skilled artists ensure that our reproductions capture the essence, texture, and colors of the original as closely as possible.
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  • How should I display my oil painting reproduction to achieve the best effect?

    For the best visual impact, hang your painting at eye level in a well-lit area, preferably with indirect natural light or soft artificial lighting. Avoid direct sunlight and high humidity areas to protect the artwork.
  • Can I see a draft of the artwork before it's finished?

    Yes, we offer online proofing services. Once the initial draft is ready, we'll send you a preview. You can provide feedback, and our artists will make adjustments accordingly.
  • How do I clean and maintain my oil painting reproduction?

    Gently dust the painting with a soft brush or lint-free cloth. Avoid using chemicals or water. If the painting requires deeper cleaning, consult a professional.