The artist is Repin
The heyday of creativity and. E. Repin falls in the late 1870s-1880s and coincides with the rise of democratic trends in Russian painting. During this period, the artist created most of his best historical paintings, portraits, works on the themes of the life of the people and the revolutionary liberation struggle. In the presented work, the artist develops traditions in. G. Perova-Council, interpreting the images in the sprout-sorcerer and at the same time very, very, in a sexy, carried away by the vivid character of his characters and events of peasant life.
In peasant Russia, the volost clerk was an influential person. It was through him that all the interaction of state authorities with rural residents went. The volost clerks supplied information that, being reduced on the scale of the province and the country, became the basis for reports, reports, analytical notes and reform projects. Evidence of the significance of the position of volost clerk is also evidenced by his salary, paying "worldly fees" from the subject of the population, which sometimes reached the salary of an official "From the noble".
The sketch “In the Volost Board” captures one of the scenes seen by the artist in the first months of Chuguev’s life. A cramped room with a low ceiling depicts a group of people, among whom it is easy to recognize the older, priest, clerk. Repin with documentary accuracy conveys the clothes and appearance of the peasants standing in the foreground. Acute observation, the ability to use a pose and a gesture for the figurative-emotional characteristics of the character, the skill of creating the psychological atmosphere of the event-all these characteristic features of creativity and.E.Repin can be seen in this work.