National Bank of the Republic of Belarus
Svetlana Zaskevich (Republic of Belarus)
Kazakhstan Mint of the National Bank of the Republic of Kazakhstan
Description of obverse and reverse
: at the bottom right there is a relief image of the State Emblem of the Republic of Belarus; around it is the inscription: "REPUBLIC OF BELARUS"; in the center are fragments of the painting by the artist Ferdinand Ruschits " Wasteland. Old nest", made with using of digital printing; at the bottom is the nominal value "20 RUBLES" and the year of minting; on the left there is a standard of alloy.
Reverse: in the center there is a relief image of a fragment of the painting "Earth", on the right there is a portrait of Ferdinand Ruschits; at the bottom left is the inscription: "F. RUSCHITS"; at the top right are minted the years of the artist's life: "1870-1936".
A brief annotation
In 2020, a memorable date is celebrated – the 150th anniversary of the birth of the artist Ferdinand Ruschits, an outstanding landscape painter, graphic artist, theater decorator and teacher. Ruschits left a deep trace in the art and cultural and social life of the former Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth. Ferdinand Ruschits is a bright representative of symbolism in art, combining the traditions of national painting and Western European trends. He became an important person for the culture of modern Belarus, Lithuania and Poland. The artist's paintings are kept in museums of the countries above mentioned, as well as European and American museum and private collections.