Krukov Canal by Igor Nelubovich

Krukov Canal. Acrylic on Canvas. 70.9 H x 70.9 W x 1.6 in

In this pleasingly complex landscape painting by Russian artist Igor Nelubovich, the famous Krukov Canal of St. Petersburg is painted in winter; trees, lamp-posts, and fences are presented as harsh angular black shadows, and the snow is far from pristine. The only prominent regions of color are two, probably richly ornate, buildings of some sort. Their distant magnificence is in opposition to the inhospitable aspect of what is immediately observed before us.


Igor Nelubovich