Ilias Jansugurov (1894-1938), painted colourful pictures of folk life, using the imagery of ancient poets in his The Steppe, Kyushi, and Kulager. He would describe the transformation of the traditional landscape as it was forced to suit the demands of the new epoch. (quote from here)

Most of Ilias  amorous poetry was dedicated to Fatima Gabitova, his 4th wife and single love