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Russia in 1917-1919 – the Paintings of Ivan Vladimirov

Ivan Alekseevich Vladimirov (1869-1947), a Russian painter and draftsman, became known as the artist of the realistic school of painting.

In 1917-1918, he worked in the Petrograd militia. This experience helped him to create a unique cycle of documentary sketches of the events of these years. Source: humus.

1. 1917. Dismantling of imperial coats of arms (Down with the eagles!). The signs on the building – Drugstore. February.

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2. 1917. Burning of the imperial eagles and portraits on March 5.

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3. 1917. Arrest of the generals of the imperial army.

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4. 1917. Alarming news.

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5. 1917. Barricades of the Red Guards.

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6. 1917. In the moments of rest.

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7. 1917. Vandalism in the Winter Palace in December.

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8. 1918. Looting of a wine shop in Petrograd. January.

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9. 1918. In the theater. The Tsar’s Lodge.

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10. 1918. Interrogation of a suspicious person.

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11. 1918. Clergy on labor service for cleaning stables.

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12. 1918. Getting firewood.

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13. 1918. Convoy of arrested people.

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14. 1918. On the streets of Petrograd.

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15. 1918. Funeral.

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16. 1918. Plundering of safe deposit boxes.

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17. 1918. Shooting.

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18. 1918. Family expelled from their apartment.

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19. 1919. The plight of former nobles.

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20. 1919. Expelled.

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21. 1919. Waiting for bread.

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22. 1919. In the basements of the Cheka (the first Soviet secret police organization).

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23. 1919. Hungry times in Petrograd. A lady and her daughter gather potato peelings and herring heads in the garbage.

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24. 1919. Hungry times in Petrograd. Residents return home with dinner from the communal soup kitchen.

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25. 1919. Hungry days in Petrograd – hungry people of different classes eat their portions at the door of the “Communal dining room”.

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26. 1919. Group of Bolsheviks in the train.

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27. 1919. Expropriation of banknotes and bonds in the Wavelberg Bank (Nevsky Prospect, 25).

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28. 1919. Peasants return home after looting a manor house somewhere near Pskov.

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29. 1919. Exchange of belongings for food in a village near the railway station.

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30. 1919. Petrograd without water. The water supply often did not function, and residents had to carry water from the Neva River.

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31. 1919. Searching for food in the garbage.

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32. 1919. Landowner and priest are sentenced to death by a revolutionary tribunal in Valday.

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33. 1919. Looting a manor house.

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34. 1919. Looting a manor house.

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35. 1919. At the piano.

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