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Ivan Kramskoi

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A self-portrait of the painter at work, 1884


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The religious philosopher Vladimir Soloviev, 1885; as a portrait of a thinker this is most impressive I think.

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The artist's wife Sophie, a relatively early painting from 1863-4.

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The artist's daughter Sofia in 1882; apparently she became a painter too.

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Some sort of divination or fortune-telling (quite a common theme in 19th Century Russian painting); perhaps some Russian friend can explain what is happening here.
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