TripAdvisor lists Repino's top attraction as the home of painter Ilya Repin
, who lived there till his death in 1930 and gave the town its name.
Then Rembrandt, Gauguin, Van Gogh, William-Adolphe Bouguereau, Delacroix, Ilya Repin
, Gustav Klimt, Egon Schiele, Lucian Freud and Francis Bacon.
Trained privately by the most preeminent painter of the day, Ilya Repin
, she excelled under his tutelage.
(1844-1930), the finest and most celebrated Peredvizhnik, agreed to exhibit with the group from 1874, joining them in 1878.
The artists, including Ilya Repin
(1844-1930), Vasily Polenov (1844-1927), and later Valentin Serov (1865-1911) and Levitan, focused on representation of the wide society, including folk and peasant themes.
Particularly, the exhibition is dedicated to the 170th anniversary of Ilya Repin
and the 250th anniversary of Karl Bryullov.
Hoping to combine Marxist theory with the particularities of the Russian revolutionary movement, Lenin also advocated literature (and, presumably, visual arts) that would bring about interaction between the experiences of the past and the present, seeking an organic connection between the new Communist art and the works of the pre-revolutionary epochs, including the writings of Pushkin and Tolstoy and the paintings of Ilya Repin
As he explored museums full of revered works from the Old Masters, Tarnowski was captivated by the power and grace exuded from the likes of Ilya Repin
, Rembrandt and Peter Paul Rubens.