In Krasnoyarsk celebrate the 172 anniversary of Vasiliy Surikov, reports GTRK “Krasnoyarsk”. In the Museum-estate Vasily Surikov crowded. Although in life, say the historians, feasts, noisy companies, the artist didn’t like. Guests are drawn to the smoke. Tea from a samovar 19th century — a gimmick. By the way, Vasily Ivanovich, already being a famous man in the Empire, asked his mother and brother to send him tea from Siberia, another ordered dried cherry, miss berry bread.
Among the guests — the painter Valerian Sergin. He studied painting in the courtyard of the estate — in the annexe. Here was the drawing school. The first visual aid in his time from St. Petersburg sent himself Surikov. In the 19th century it was the outskirts of the city. Vasily Ivanovich was born in this house. He was 20 years old when a wagon train of merchant Kuznetsov, he went to Moscow, by the way, I got two months to enter the Academy of arts. In the Academy, the future artist received only from the second time.
All life dreamed to move to Krasnoyarsk. When someone wanted to meet us, introduced himself: Siberian Cossack Surikov. Near the monument, Museum workers, art historians — those who continue to study and admire. Krasnoyarsk longstanding tradition: on January 24 at the Museum-estate be sure to bring flowers.
Text: GTRK “Krasnoyarsk”