Wedding. Ransom. 1972

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Andreev Nikolay Alekseevich 1940-1979. Novgorod.

Grew up in a small village near Novgorod. Worked as a clerk. Started to draw in 1961, studied at PUAC. Favourite subject - contemporary rural weddings and feasts.

Wedding. Ransom. 1972

Oil on canvas. 58 ű 115

SVSHAAMR (Suzdalí)
Inventory ¬-22145

Depicted is one of the scenes of the traditional wedding ceremony: neighbours block the way of the wedding procession, greeting the newlyweds with songs and gunshots, bride and groom are offering them some food as ransom.