Konstantin Makovsky

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    The painting that I decided to write about is one of the most popular paintings in the museum and its called “The Russian Bride’s Attire”. The Russian bride 's attire history is one of the most paintings I have ever seen in my life. The dimension of this painting is 110 x 147 inches. It was made by a very famous Russian painter named Konstantin Makovsky in 1887 and it was completed in Russia. Konstantin Makovsky was born on june 20th in moscow. In 1851 Makovsky got into Moscow school of paintings where he stayed on the top and always stayed number 1 student . There are two types of this painting, one is larger which is placed at legion of honor in san francisco and the smaller one approximately about 96 x 145 cm located in some museum near…

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    The Russian Bride’s Attire is a life-sized oil painting by the Russian artist Konstantin Makovsky that is currently hanging in the Legion of Honor. At 110 x 147 inches, the piece pulls you in; as if you could step right into it and begin helping the ladies prepare the bride for marriage, or maybe bust her out of there. Makovsky is telling a subtle story through the composition and subject of this painting. The amount of emotion he brings with his angles and use of light and color is breath…

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    The late 19th century gave rise to the “Positivist Age”, a period experienced in both Europe and America in which scientific progress and rational thought was beginning to be widely accepted and trusted. This transformation in political and religious ideals was paralleled in the arts through the rejection of Romanticism because it did not show accuracy of the real, observable world. Konstantin Makovsky’s painting The Russian Bride’s Attire, is a decorative piece that depicts the revival of…

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