On the canvas, everything came together in a single space. Here the coasts inhabited by people, and the calm sea and the horizon and the sky ... Everything is somehow quiet and serene. Meanwhile, these are Turkish coasts, which are not very calm. But it's not that. It is amazing how the painter subtly understands the matter of nature. His sky is white blue pre-sunset, the sea is dark blue, sometimes turning even into pearly green.
Rembrandt used the classic plot of the suicide of Lucretia. She decides to take her own life, as she was dishonored by the son of the emperor of Rome. The artist created two paintings. At an earlier time, we see a heroine who is just getting ready to inflict a mortal blow on herself. In her hands is a knife. On a later canvas, a wound has already been inflicted.
Yuon masterfully painted landscapes. He was very fond of the village of Ligachevo. It was there that the artist had a house. We see one of the clear days of winter. The painter depicts what is happening outside the village. This is the real kingdom of Winter. The forest seems to be sleeping, completely immersed in a fluffy winter dream. There is absolutely no wind.
The artist has never seen waterfalls in reality. But at the same time he could depict them as authentically and very simply as possible. The viewer can’t even think that Reisdal actually didn’t see these turbulent currents flowing from the mountains. We see water falling from stone to stone. It seems that another moment, and we can hear a powerful roar and feel the magic spray.
Gustave Moreau - a vivid representative of the painting of the Symbolists. As themes for his works, he chose mystical, biblical and fantastic themes. His paintings had a strong influence on the works of the Fauvists, as well as surrealists. Moro was well acquainted with the art of previous centuries. He loved the beauty of oriental silk, the splendor of porcelain and the brilliance of weapons.
At the personal request of the Marquise de Pompadour herself, the famous sculptor creates a small sculpture of the god of love Amur. The marble figure depicts a winged cute boy and was called the “Menacing Cupid.” Since the first exhibition, the sculpture has become popular. At first, repeated figurines were executed by the author himself, and then numerous copies of her by unknown masters appeared, which only increased her popularity.
The painting was created in 1912 - 1913. Chagall very often appears violinist who prefers to play music directly on the roof. In the Jewish way of life, this man was always noticeable. Without it, one cannot imagine the birth of a baby, nor the funeral, nor such a joyful event - a wedding. The image has become a symbol of all human life.
The portrait was created in a rather free manner. Renoir was able to create the image of a fragile, romantic girl, which is permeated with a moment of incredible freshness. The artist focuses our attention on the face. He depicted his hands blurry enough. It seems that he deliberately defocused them. Also, the painter shade the long-range plan as well.
Before us is an early picture of the artist. In the center we see Christ who is kneeling. If we look below, we can see the students. There are three of them. This is Peter, John, James. They unexpectedly fell asleep for themselves. Already getting light. The long night will end very soon. The day that has begun will bring the torment that is destined for Jesus.
A very old painting by the Italian artist Sandro Botticelli “Abandoned” is the fruit of the last days of his work. The joy set forth in the work “Spring”, which personified all possible positive emotions of a person. The sorrow that Sandro displayed in “Abandoned”. One can only guess what a difficult path the author has traveled in this period of time.
Baulin was an unsurpassed master of landscape with elements of architecture. He creates grandiose paintings, which beautifully depicts unusual buildings of different times. The artist manages to clearly convey architectural features. Before us is the impressive work of the painter. He depicted the famous Church of the Intercession.
The painting by William Hogarth, “The Shrimp Girl,” stored in the National Gallery, is worthy of special admiration. It is a component of the cycle “The Adventure of the Hang”, where the author tried to display the modern image of the middle class. The picture was not completed by Hogarts entirely due to his imminent death.
This is the best portrait of Rembrandt of the 1850s. We see a man who lived a long life full of difficulties. On his face you can see traces of heavy thoughts and incredible difficulties. Incredibly deep wrinkles pounded his forehead. His look is tired. Hands rest calmly on his lap. But in the whole appearance of this person you can feel the inner strength and power of the soul.
Altman, a Soviet avant-garde artist, of those that no canons recognized, used a wild mix of genres, for the purpose of conveying moods, sensations, events - they neglected everything else. Anna Akhmatova's brushes, despite the fact that everyone recognized the most unpleasant of her portraits, meanwhile, found an unmistakable recognition among relatives and friends.
Khabarov’s picture is quite interesting. We see a girl who is passionate about reading a book. All her attention is absorbed by this process. The girl comfortably settled in an armchair right with her legs. On the right we see skates that are laid carelessly. For this detail, we can assume that Mila recently walked and now returned.
Rafael is one of the most famous Renaissance artists. In his works (he always preferred mythological or religious subjects) ancient stories acquired blood and flesh. Always delightfully bodily and tangible, they did not represent a concentrated holiness of icons, but a peculiar reminder that Christ was not only God, but also a man, and his earthly mother and father were always people.
Makovsky was a true master of everyday paintings. He depicted each scene with humor, but at the same time, all the artist's works are imbued with a deep meaning. We see two men who are sitting and talking about something. More precisely, they do not even just talk, but argue. On one person a dandy outfit is enough, which is complemented by a cylinder.
Petrov-Vodkin saw the world in his own way. This was expressed in an unusual perspective, which he liked to choose for his paintings, in their unusual composition and form. Each of his work is endowed with special expressiveness. There are not so many details in the works, but they are deep and sensual. The subject of his still life is often food.
The most famous work of the artist - "Mach Dressed." Many argue about who was the model with whom this famous painting was painted. Some say that in front of us is the Duchess of Alba herself. But today, researchers are sure that more than one girl posed for the painter. The picture is incredibly realistic.
From 1899 to 1904, the famous French loyal impressionist Claude Monet created the next series of paintings, drawing from nature the landscape of the London Waterloo Bridge. Following the main principles of the art direction, he photographed with a keen eye the passing sunrises, morning fogs, sunny and cloudy moments.
Bright, saturated with contrasts colors in the plot of a measured life of a people far from civilization and a mysterious inscription in the lower corner of the picture - “Motamoe”. This is the picture “Landscape with Peacocks”, created by Gauguin in 1892 on the Pacific island of Tahiti during the heyday of his artistic gift. Like the rest of the works of that time, “Landscape” has an unusual color, made by applying many layers of oil paint.