Mikhail Vrubel Demon Seated Ordina Irina, 9
Mikhail Vrubel was born into an officer’s family in the town of Omsk on March 5th 1856.
Vrubel entered the Law Faculty of the University of St.Petersburg
and also began to attend evening classes at the Academy of Fine Arts.
In 1890 Vrubel finished his picture Demon Seated - the result of long and painful efforts.
Demon us the image of story man’s spirit, inner struggle and doubts.
He is sitting with sad eyes among unknown flowers.
The background of the picture is mountiny place in red sunset.
Composition emphasize that Demon’s figure looks like square and under part of frame.
Picture was wroten in individual style of Vrubel with effect of crystal sides,
that make his pictures more look like mosaic or panno.
Sueh kind of effect Vrubel tries to get with flat touches made by mastifinom.