|Ambassador Horatio Calvucci sketching the favorite falcons of Tsar Alexis I, |
1868, Alexander Litovchenko.
|Ivan the Terrible showing his treasures to Jerome Horsey, the English Ambassador,|
1875, Alexander Litovchenko. History painters were used to polish the images of long-dead historic figures as well as current rulers.
|Alexander Litovchenko, 1878,|
Ivan Nikolaevich Kramsko
|Charon carrying Souls Across the River Styx, 1861, Alexander Litovchenko|
|Tsar Alexei Mikhailovich and Nikon, |
Archbishop of Novgorod, at the
tomb of Philippe Wonderworker,
Metropolitan of Moscow, 1886,
|The Ice Flow on the Neva, Alexander Litovchenko|
|Solar Path of the Woods, ca. 1880, Alexander Litovchenko|
|The Jester, Alexander Litovchenko. |
Notice, when he gave up painting for the tsar, he also gave
up long, overly descriptive titles as well.