Wedding in Toropets (landlords coming to the peasants’ wedding).


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Unknown artist of the late XVIII century



Wedding in Toropets (landlords coming to the peasants’ wedding).

Oil on canvas. 64,5 ő 83,5




SHM
Inv. 10060/ČI-2035

Received in 1886 from M.A.Venevitinova; earlier owned by G.T.Lebedev (Voronezh?) One of the versions of the painting with the same title by unknown artist of the late XVIII century, now in SRM. Depicted is a big festive meal in the bride’s house (the bride is sitting at the high table on the right) during one of the old customs of «pre-wedding» - a bride-show or a girls’ party - in the town of Toropets, Pskov province.






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