Japanese Beggar — Vasily Vereshchagin

Japanese Beggar, c. 1904 by Vasily Vereshchagin (1842-1904)

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  1. I first saw the Vereshchagin painting “Defeat—Requiem “ at the Guggenheim when they did a

    historical survey of Russian visual art around 15 years ago and I was knocked out. It’s on his Wikipedia page along with his very interesting biography: gentry family, decorated officer in the tsar’s army who thought people should see the reality of war, as he had.


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