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Cats and Dogs in Russian Culture

Cats

Viacheslav Shvarts (1838 —1869). Tsar Alexis I playing chess, 1865.

Konstantin Makovsky (1839 – 1915). Talk on the farm. 1868.

Nikolai Yaroshenko (1846-1898). Lady with a cat. Portrait of Elizaveta Yaroshenko. 1880.

Ivan Kramskoy (1837 – 1887). Girl with a cat (Sophia Ivanovna Kramskoy). 1882.

Boris Kustodiev (1878—1927). Merchant’s wife at tea. 1918.

Vladimir Milashevskii (1893 – 1976). Portrait of Irina Odoevtseva. 1921.

Zinaida Serebriakova. Portrait of Natasha Lancere with a cat. 1924.

Boris Grigor’ev (1886 – 1939). Woman with a cat. Early XX century.

Dogs

Vladimir Borovikovskii (1757 – 1825). Catherine II in Tsarskoe Selo. 1794.

Karl Briullov (1799 –1852). The rider. 1832.

Alexander (Iogann-Alexander-Gotlib) Schwabe (1824 – 1872). Pets of the imperial family. 1867.

Rudolf F. Frentz (1831 — 1918). Hunters. 1887.

Aleksei Kivshenko (1851 – 1895). Заструненный волк. 1891.

Valentin Serov (1865 – 1911). Portrait of Count Felix Yusupov. 1903.

Ilya Repin (1844 – 1930). Man’s best friend. 1908.

Fedor Reshetnikov (1906 – 1988). Low marks again. 1952.