The story behind the most haunting painting from Russia: Ivan the Terrible and his Son

Tsuktiben Jamir It is a haunting painting that depicts a father holding his dead son; ‘Ivan the Terrible and his Son’ (oil on canvas), one of Ilya Repin’s most psychologically intense works, was finished in 1885. Ivan was depicted in this painting holding his dying son in his arms as he lay shocked, the victim […]

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