Portraits of Russia by Soviet painter Georgy Grigorievich Nissky (1903-1987). One with a train and a few people. Another with two airplanes. A founder of the Severe style, Nissky won a third degree Stalin Prize in 1951.

“Railway Signal Box.” 1946. Soviet. Oil on board. Signed in Cyrillic and dated “Nisskii 46” on the lower right. Further signed in Cyrillic, inscribed in Russian with title and dated “Nisskii 46” on the reverse. © Estate of the artist. Image © Christie’s 2021. Fair use license. via https://www.christies.com/lot/lot-6348541?ldp_breadcrumb=back&intObjectID=6348541&from=salessummary&lid=1

“Airfield.” Undated, by 1987. Soviet. Oil on canvas. Signed in Cyrillic on the lower left. © Estate of the artist. Image © 2021 Sothebys. Fair use license. via https://www.sothebys.com/en/buy/auction/2019/russian-pictures/georgy-grigorievich-nissky-airfield
En Route. 1958-1964. Soviet. Oil on canvas. Image © Estate of the artist and the Institute of Russian Realist Art. Fair use license. via https://artsandculture.google.com/asset/en-route-georgy-g-nissky-1903-1987/rQHzUbh_rP0vLQ
“An airport”. 1961. Soviet. Image © Estate of the artist and The Art Newspaper Russia. Photo credit: Yekaterinburg Museum of Fine Arts. Fair use license. via https://www.theartnewspaper.ru/posts/6017/