Arrival of a New Governess in a Merchant House, 1866
Hunters at rest, 1871
Last Journey (Sending off the Deceased ) 1865
Arriving at the inquiry, 1857
Portrait of the Author Fyodor Dostoyevsky , 1872
Solitary Guitarist, 1865
Vasily Perov (1834-1882) was a Russian painter of scenes and portraits.
Some of his works display humor or irony, but some are very serious. His paintings shows different levels of Russian society - rich and poor.
This is one of those sad descriptions of poverty.