‘The Appearance of Christ before the People’ in 1858 as a symbol and symptom of the historical period

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Алленов, Михаил Михайлович;
  • Publisher: МГУ имени М.В.Ломоносова (Lomonosov Moscow State University)
  • Journal: Исторические исследования (History Studies) (issn: 2410-4671)
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  • Subject: Alexander Ivanov; The Appearance of Christ; historical painting; Vasily Surikov; the history of Russia; icons; Bible; the Gospel; Tretyakov Gallery | Александр Иванов; «Явление Христа»; Василий Суриков

Ivanov visited Herzen in London in 1857. By that year Alexander II's plans to abolish serfdom had been already announced, prompting Herzen to call tsar a "liberator" in one of his articles of 1858. In this context, Ivanov's "The Appearance of Christ before the People" s... View more
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