There is something quite touching and personal about the way Nestorov speaks to the soul. Not in a religious way, as with an ikon, but in a very plaintive way. The choice of music could not have been better.
Thank you for posting these beautiful paintings. They affirm the dignity of each precious human soul and the reality of our spiritual nature. How tragic the events that were soon to come into the lives of these people in the paintings. If you don’t mind, I’ve linked this to my site, and posted a few of the paintings. (I’m not sure of proper protocol for your permission.)