Alexander Haskelevich Kerzhner: In the First Class
Gleb Barabanshchikov: Tenth Graders
Grigory Gavrilenko: Learning from the Excellent
Ivan Kozlov: A Beginner's Entrance (1950)
Vasili Efanov: Graduation Day, Red Square
The following two unusual paintings depict students in difficulty, a surprising departure from the relentlessly optimistic tone of the preceding paintings. One imagines that these are from the post-Stalin era, though the second one is from the year before Stalin's death.
Viktor Tsvetkov: Unsolved (1969)
Fedor Reshetnikov: Low Marks Again (1952)