Unformatted text preview: blues and greens contribute to the tranquility of the painting. Ilya Repin was a realist at heart who met the impressionistic movement with some reluctance. This did not, however, keep him from being influenced by it. As one source explains, Impressionism did not ever completely take hold in Russia; it was transformed into Russian realist works created in impressionistic technique (Fleicher Museum). If we add to it a touch of Repin's romanticism, the end result is Repin's light and cheerful portrait of his daughter Vera, the Dragonfly...
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- Fall '10
- Landscape art, Ilya Repin, impressionistic fascination, impressionistic rules