I love Serov, always long to stand in its hall in the Tretyakov a lot of favorite kartin.Seychas on "Girls sunny. 1988g.Sam Serov considered this work his neprivzoydennym masterpiece., Later speaking with regret that so that's no longer write mozhet.Takaya joyful impressionesticheskaya picture was written, to think only three months! And so alive that it seems one seans.V this whole Serov "This girl Maria Simonovich,-sculptor, cousin Serov, his senior by one year, they had been friends since detstva.Togda she was 24 goda.Vot that she herself recalls the painting. "That summer we were in the estate Domotkanovo, Tver guberni.Serov searching for a job and asked me to pose, and after a long search in the garden and finally stopped under a tree where the sun shone on the face through listvu.Pomnitsya, Serov took canvas on which it was already something started, not what someone's portrait, not a landscape, turned it upside down, another leaf was not at hand. (Prim.moe-not because it is now painting in a rather bad condition all covered craquelure ).... Sessions were held in the mornings and afternoons, in whole dnyam.My worked avidly, both are equally carried away, "he good writing, and I the importance of his appointment .... Actually he never said nothing, as if was before the plaster .... but we felt that the conversation is not only changing the facial expression, but also knocks from the creative mood in which he nahodilsya.Chasy, the days flew by, that's already begun the third month of posturing ... in the beginning of the fourth month suddenly I felt impatient ... and ran
under the pretext of the beginning of classes in sculpture at the School of Stieglitz. .. "This story.