Last year marked 625 years since the Battle of Kulikovo. The guards of the Moscow Grand Prince Dmitry Ivanovich September 8 (21 New Style), 1380 defeated the troops of the Golden Temnik Mamaia, organized a big march on Russia. This major battle was dedicated to the Russian festival of children risunka.19 September, the eve of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin, the day of the battle, in the International Children’s Art Gallery in Moscow, opened the final exhibition of the festival. The room — more than a hundred of the best drawings. And they came from all over Russia to the jury more than a thousand. At the opening were invited eighty young artists and their teachers from Moscow, Moscow, Vladimir and Tula regions. For small 4 — 7-year-old art studio artists «Blagovest» Zhukovsky participation in the festival was the first acquaintance with the names of Dmitry Donskoy, St. Sergius of Radonezh, Relight, Oslabya, mother … Teachers A.Sorokin studio and told the children about S.Agafonov Battle of Kulikovo, showing pictures. Works -Moguchaya Men Grand Prince Dmitry Ivanovich, «the six-year Maxim Ladura» That Kolomna wife crying, wailing, «the seven-year Nadi Sidelnikova,» If God is for us, who can be against us? «A six-year Ani Rozhnova included in the color catalog of the festival» Kulikovo field — The first field Russian military glory. » They received certificates and colorful exhibition catalog. The smallest member of the festival Kate Yakimova (4.5 years) in the children’s studio of Saratov completed drawing «Dmitry Donskoy strong as my dad.»
Works of children different: from portraits — a valiant warrior Dmitry Donskoy, a defender of the Russian land of St. Sergius of Radonezh to large compositions, reflecting the battle itself, with a mass of combatants, and the Golden Horde on the field Kulikov, before the battle, and ready for battle, and pure poster glorifying the victory of Rus .Yunyh artists especially attracted personality of Dmitry Donskoy.
The talented figures Xenia Kivokurievoy, Julia Varyukhin Ani Mazenovoy, Ilya Tikhonov image of the glorious winner of St. Prince Dmitry, is presented in its original, bright, artistic.
The authors found the image of the hero and paints, emphasizing strength, valor and courage of the Grand Duke Dmitry, received after the Battle of Kulikovo nickname Don.
Many figures come to life a vivid image of St. Sergius of Radonezh blessing Prince Dmitry on the campaign against the forces of the Golden Horde. Battle of Kulikovo preserved in folk memory of the two holy names in our history — St. Sergius of Radonezh and Prince Dmitry.
The drawings of Elena Ovchinnikova, Valerie Pleskireva, Lena Firsova deployed paintings damaged warriors, intense, harsh, waiting for a signal «to Rumble,» «Attack.» In the foreground — expressive figures of warriors, feather, grass, fanned by strong winds. Paints, juicy, red, orange, blue, cyan, green, white with numerous shades and tints convey a special moment of anxiety on the eve of battle. In several drawings depicted a brutal fight -poedinok Peresvet and Chelubey. Determined riders with long lances in their hands on the fantastic powerful horses with manes climb up in full view of the opposing sides met in battle. Worthy opponents fought each other bravely. But the most impressive pictures of the Kulikovo battle depicted young talents. Among them are paintings Kolobanova Andrew and Andrew Fedin «On Kulikovo Field in 1380,» Roma Masyachutova «Battle» Vova Antonov «Battle.» Young battle scenes convincingly disclose all severity, stress, combat dynamics.
Description Battle in «The Legend of Mamay» — «And stupishasya threatening both great strength, firmly beating … of not only weapons, but also of the great tightness under the horses’ feet izdyhahu, like a feeble was fit on the field Kulikov: baa place that is closely «- art, truthfully depicted in children’s drawings.
The battle resulted in the glorious victory of Dmitry vigilantes, as stated in the «Transdoniad»: «Russia has overcome great Mamaia on Kulikovo field.» On the battlefield remained lying many Russian sons, the governor, the boyars. Eight days burying the dead. In battle, he was wounded, and Prince Dmitry. Anya Mazenova shown in Figure wounded Dmitry Donskoy on the field of battle, with a sword lying surrounded by his companions. Pink sky and dark brown banner in the hands of the prince’s guard standing next to symbolize the joy of life, approaching victory.
The return of the troops with the victory of Dmitry Donskoy and joyful meeting with residents dedicated his drawing Dmitry Trofimov. Prince Dmitry on a beautiful white horse with warriors entering the city of Kolomna. Against the background of the wooden Kremlin, white church, blue sky with white clouds moving, soldiers joyously greets a woman with a child with a raised left hand, which holds a white handkerchief. The picture, taken in the old technique of painting on a wooden plate, Elena Vasilov portrayed return to the glory of the Grand Prince Dmitry Ivanovich.
Interesting poster child work, sketches, large wall murals, generalized in the manner of color graphics and enabling large-scale representation of a significant historical event.
Young artists have shown in their works and modern forms of memorials located on the Kulikovo field, Red Hill and in the village Monastyrshchina, churches of St. Sergius and the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin.
The backbone of the festival — artistically gifted children 10-15 years, having behind 3 — 4 years of study at art school and studio. Participating in the festival, they have passed a good school directly touched the inner sanctum of the heroic history of the inverse of Russia. Children with the help of the teachers were able to learn more deeply, to understand and comprehend the role and significance of the great battle for the unification of Russia scattered principalities into one Muscovy.
The best children’s works will remain in the museum-preserve as exhibits, replenishing artistic chronicle of the great battle. Participants of the festival made a good contribution to the created and constantly expanding international children’s art gallery «Ratna Annals of Russia in children’s drawings.» The main motto of this record — the words of Alexander Pushkin: «Proud of the glory of the ancestors is not only possible, but necessary.» Ahead of the new historical and patriotic festivals, happy new meeting with young artists at exhibitions in Moscow.