Before us is not a picture, but the whole object of the master of melancholic realism, Yuri Kuper. The work is a virtuoso embodiment of the technique of sfumato, developed, as is believed, by Leonardo da Vinci. Sfumato is an Italian word for blurriness, nebula. The idea of the technique is to blur the outlines of nature in order to convey the air surrounding it.
- Read more about Announcement of the auction ArtSale.info No. 27. Kuper, Spindler, Sidur, Burliuk, Repin, Malyshev, Simakov, Voronova, Zharkikh, Issaiev, Viting and others. June 24–30, 2020
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