The artist is Vasiliev
In the year of creation of the work, the artist along with and.Shishkin visited the island of Valaam, they spent five and a half months there. This trip was important for the artist: he gained experience in nature. Among the studies created on the island, along with landscapes, there are sharply captured household scenes, figures and heads of monks, praying people, peasants. Often they find a satirical orientation, bringing them together with the exposure of the artists of the circle in. Perova. They are united by a lively interest in people, the desire for an acute accurate assessment of character. In the fall, already in the workshop, the artist finalized the started drawings with oil. So, probably, this work appeared in which the artist portrayed the corner of the old monastery cemetery.