The artist is Vereshchagin
AT. AT. Vereshchagin was a passionate traveler, he visited many countries of Europe, Asia, America. His statement is known that the artist needs "Learn on a living annals of the history of the world". In 1884 he visited Syria and Palestine. As a result of this trip, a number of paintings have appeared on historical monuments and architectural ensembles of the ancient East. The artist was struck by monumental cyclopic structures. The spectacular game of large masses of light and shadow, warm and cold tones enhance the mystery of the silent ritual procession of women in white robes performing an ancient rite. The picture shows the most important feature of Vereshchaginsky paintings – "The choral beginning" (according to the remark in. Stasova and and. Kramskoy). "Choir" Pictures in. Vereshchagina is the Commonwealth of people close to common fate, religion, worldview. And this allows the artist to create a quiet, whole and understandable world in the paintings.
Tiflocommenting seminar “Understand and help”
1:13:23 – Tiflokommentaries to the picture of Vereshchagin “In Jerusalem. Royal tombs “