Crossing at Zhiguli

Konstantin Pavlovich Golovkin Crossing at Zhiguli 1901 oil on canvas 186 x 97 cm Samara Art Museum

Konstantin Pavlovich Golovkin

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This work shows themes that are typical of Golovkin’s work: the left bank of the Volga, upstream from Samara, at the foot of the Tsaryov knoll; on the other shore are the Zhiguli mountains, and in the valley between the mountains can be seen the village of Shiryaevo. On the shore, the residents wait to cross.

Bibliography:
http://www.virtualmuseum.ca/Exhibitions/Horizons/En/bio-428.html
This work shows themes that are typical of Golovkin’s work: the left bank of the Volga, upstream from Samara, at the foot of the Tsaryov knoll; on the other shore are the Zhiguli mountains, and in the valley between the mountains can be seen the village of Shiryaevo. On the shore, the residents wait to cross.

Bibliography:
http://www.virtualmuseum.ca/Exhibitions/Horizons/En/bio-428.html

© 2003, CHIN. All Rights Reserved.

Learning Objectives

The learner will:
•    Develop an understanding of the geographic influences on culture
•    Understand that art can represent the experience of people
•    Examine how major dominant European art movements influenced the interpretation of the landscape in Canadian and Russian painting
•    Be aware of similarities and differences in landscape between Russia and Canada prior to 1940
•    Appreciate the development of a distinctly Canadian style of landscape painting
•    Respond critically to a variety of art styles both verbally and in writing

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