Morning in a Pine Forest
Morning in a Pine Forest, Ivan I. Shishkin, Russia, 1889, oil painting, 28.3cmx 40.1cm, Moscow Tretyakov Gallery
This oil painting reveals the mysterious mood in the forest. It puts people on the scene and brings us into a poetic realm. Towards the fog filled, the golden sunshine toward the fog through the forest, as if you can breathe the fresh air in the forest, smell the fragrance of flowers. In this quiet environment, a few lively cubs are playing under the leadership of a female bear. The picture is full of human and human meaning, indicating that the artist is completely immersed in nature. The vivid detail of the picture, so that the whole picture produced a dynamic combination of artistic effect. At the same time, it also enhances the viewer's immersive realism.
In the art of expression, this painting can be described as originality. Although the whole area is full of pine trees, the pictures are complicated and not messy, giving a feeling of openness. In particular, the artist's keen observance of nature and his deep realistic skill are very natural, both for the branches and leaves of the tree and for the moss. The "light" plays a decisive role in the landscape, and the sun makes the picture vibrant. The fog rising in the depths of the jungle made the picture clear and made the pine forests slightly mysterious. The picture is fresh and rich in color, full of vitality, devoted painters love of nature.