The artist is Serebryakova
The picture refers to the cycle "Harvest", dedicated to the Russian peasants. The canvas is based on numerous field sketches created in the village of Neskuchny Kursk province. The captured scene of a midday holiday is interpreted as a kind of event full of majestic calm, silence and poetry. The sensation of internal concentration is transmitted by the rhythm of leisurely, almost solemn movements. The techniques of monumental art used in the picture raise a simple plot to the level of a certain sacred rite.
The artist created in art her type of Russian woman, largely close to the heroines of paintings and.G. Venetianova – "wonderful artist", which, according to her, could not admire.