SUNNY DAY IN A MEDITERRANEAN CITY. 1928
The exhibition of the Museum of Russian Impressionism shows one of the characteristic southern landscapes Lapshin painted. Vladimir Zeeler said of Lapshin’s landscapes: “From Italy he brought much sun, burning with Capri, in the South of France the same sultry air permeated with light.”
Lapshin’s southern landscapes are imbued with the happy mood of a summer’s day. The architectural character of the South of France and Italy, where George Lapshin returned repeatedly to work. "Lapshin, having mastered the sense of form in his images, remained above all a colorist. What is most significant in his works are the lush and juicy colors," wrote Nikolai Breshko-Breshkovsky.