Threshing with the Horse-drawn Thresher. 1986

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Kramskoy Mikhail Sergeevich. 1908-1990. Belgorod region

Born and lived most of his life in the village Verkhopenie. Graduated from the Parish school, for about a year attended the Art school in Kharkov. Lived in Moscow for several years, worked as a shop-window designer. Participated in the World War II, was wounded, was decorated with orders and medals. Having returned back to his native village worked as a director of the local recreation club. The peak of his enthusiasm about painting was in 1970-1980-ies. In his pictures Kramskoy showed different sides of the traditional rural life, the feasts and every-day life, thoroughly portrayed tiny details of the past time, either details of the folk costume or the scenes of the peasants work.

Threshing with the Horse-drawn Thresher. 1986

Oil on canvas. 73 106

Authors inscription, bottom-left: 1927 . .

Verkhopenie District Museum, Belgorod region