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Fomushka-owl (1868) by Vasily Perov

Original price $77.00
Original price $77.00 - Original price $957.00
Original price $77.00
Current price $53.90
$53.90 - $957.00
Current price $53.90
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Vasily Perov's "Fomushka-owl" (1868): A Poignant Depiction of Poverty, Social Injustice, and the Human Spirit

Unveil the poignant story captured in Vasily Perov's masterpiece, "Fomushka-owl" (1868). This emotionally charged painting, now meticulously reproduced on high-quality canvas, invites you to delve into the depths of human suffering and resilience.

Perov's Techniques: Evoking Empathy Through Brushwork and Expression

Perov employs a realistic style, capturing the subject with raw honesty. His brushstrokes are deliberate and precise, highlighting the intricate details of Fomushka's face and surroundings. The somber palette, dominated by earthy tones, creates a sense of poverty and isolation.

Beyond the Image: Symbolism and Meaning

Fomushka, the central figure, embodies the plight of the downtrodden in 19th-century Russia. His nickname, "owl," reflects his wisdom and uncanny ability to see through the darkness. Perov uses symbolism to convey the weight of Fomushka's poverty, such as the torn clothing and the meager bowl of porridge.

Artistic Context: Realism in Russian Art

"Fomushka-owl" exemplifies the realist movement in Russian art, which aimed to portray the everyday lives of ordinary people. Perov's work played a significant role in raising awareness about social issues and challenging societal norms.

Feelings Conveyed: Desperation, Resilience, and the Bonds of Humanity

Perov's painting evokes a deep sense of empathy and compassion. Fomushka's eyes convey both desperation and a glimmer of hope. The huddled figures in the background suggest a shared experience of poverty and struggle. Yet, amidst the adversity, the painting hints at the resilience of the human spirit.

Experience the Masterpiece in Your Own Space

This museum-quality canvas print captures the emotional intensity of Perov's original. "Fomushka-owl" becomes a powerful reminder of the social injustices that continue to plague society. Fade-resistant inks ensure the painting's message will remain undimmed for generations.

Let Vasily Perov's "Fomushka-owl" inspire you to reflect on the human condition, ignite compassion, and appreciate the indomitable spirit that resides within us all.

Premium Prints, Designed To Last Generations

Premium Prints, Designed To Last Generations

Fade-Resistant Canvas
Our archival grade canvas is a poly-cotton blend that resists fading and ensures lasting beauty for generations. Guaranteed.

Hand Stretched For Superior Quality
Using traditional methods, we meticulously stretch each artwork by hand to ensure a durable, clean and refined finish.

100+ Year Color Guarantee
Advanced printing methods guarantee vibrant colors that last for decades, ensuring timeless artworks that captivate for generations.

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Arrives Ready to Hang
Enjoy effortless installation with our pre-installed sawtooth hangers allowing you to showcase your new masterpiece with ease.

Custom Sizes & Colors Available
We have a variety of sizes and frames available for purchase. Our team would be happy to help!

Feature Details
Type Giclee Art Print
Canvas material Archival-grade polycotton-mix canvas
Stretched? Hand-stretched over kiln-dried pine stretcher bars
Ready to hang? Yes
Product Warranty Lifetime warranty
Color Guarantee 100+ years color warranty
Returns Free returns for 90 days
Production time Shipped within 3 business days
Custom size available? Yes, contact us at