Painting Quiz: 17 Famous Paintings by Russian Painters

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Painting Quiz: 17 Famous Paintings by Russian Painters
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Russian painters of different centuries have given to the world many of their great paintings. They capture our imagination to this day, the power of art of these masters is inexhaustible. Many of their masterpieces can be seen in the best museums in Russia and all over the world, such as the Hermitage and Russian Museum in St. Petersburg, the Tretyakov Gallery in Moscow and the Louvre in Paris.

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This is one of the most famous and impressive paintings by the Russian artist Karl Bryullov. What caused the tragic event depicted in this painting?

1. This is one of the most famous and impressive paintings by the Russian artist Karl Bryullov. What caused the tragic event depicted in this painting?

Aivazovsky painted his famous painting The Ninth Wave in 1850. In what museum is it stored?

2. Aivazovsky painted his famous painting The Ninth Wave in 1850. In what museum is it stored?

The idea for this famous picture of Repin arose with the great artist back in 1869. On what river did he see the rowdies that so impressed him?

3. The idea for this famous picture of Repin arose with the great artist back in 1869. On what river did he see the rowdies that so impressed him?

The painting Morning in a Pine Forest is a joint work by Russian artists Ivan Shishkin and Konstantin Savitsky. Who, after purchasing this canvas, erased Savitsky's signature from it?

4. The painting Morning in a Pine Forest is a joint work by Russian artists Ivan Shishkin and Konstantin Savitsky. Who, after purchasing this canvas, erased Savitsky's signature from it?

The eleven-year-old daughter of which Russian patron of the arts is depicted in Valentin Serov's painting Girl with Peaches?

5. The eleven-year-old daughter of which Russian patron of the arts is depicted in Valentin Serov's painting Girl with Peaches?

What was the name of the tsarevitch, son of Ivan the Terrible, who dies in the scene depicted in this great painting by Ilya Repin?

6. What was the name of the tsarevitch, son of Ivan the Terrible, who dies in the scene depicted in this great painting by Ilya Repin?

Who did Ilya Repin depict in one of his most cheerful paintings, called Dragonfly?

7. Who did Ilya Repin depict in one of his most cheerful paintings, called Dragonfly?

How many years did Viktor Vasnetsov work on his famous painting "The Bogatyrs"?

8. How many years did Viktor Vasnetsov work on his famous painting "The Bogatyrs"?

Which street or avenue does the Jane Doe drive along in this famous painting by Ivan Kramskoi?

9. Which street or avenue does the Jane Doe drive along in this famous painting by Ivan Kramskoi?

How many variants of "Hunters on a resting place" are in different museums of Russia and Ukraine?

10. How many variants of "Hunters on a resting place" are in different museums of Russia and Ukraine?

According to Surikov's own recollections, which scene the artist saw gave the key to the image of the protagonist of this famous painting?

11. According to Surikov's own recollections, which scene the artist saw gave the key to the image of the protagonist of this famous painting?

The painting Horsewoman was painted by Karl Bryullov at the request of Countess Julia Samoilova in 1832. In what city did it take place?

12. The painting Horsewoman was painted by Karl Bryullov at the request of Countess Julia Samoilova in 1832. In what city did it take place?

Which famous Russian artist painted this famous portrait of Fyodor Dostoevsky?

13. Which famous Russian artist painted this famous portrait of Fyodor Dostoevsky?

What was the original title of Vasnetsov's painting "Alyonushka"?

14. What was the original title of Vasnetsov's painting "Alyonushka"?

Who did Ilya Repin depict in this famous portrait?

15. Who did Ilya Repin depict in this famous portrait?

In this picture Vasnetsov depicted the hero of the Russian folk tale Ivan-Tsarevich on the grey wolf.  What is the girl's name?

16. In this picture Vasnetsov depicted the hero of the Russian folk tale Ivan-Tsarevich on the grey wolf. What is the girl's name?

In which city is Vasily Perov's painting Troika set in the streets?

17. In which city is Vasily Perov's painting Troika set in the streets?