2021-09-28
the beauty

Ivanov – “Appian Way at Sunset”

In the landscape of Alexander Ivanov, the main element is the road. She walks through the desert, orange from the rays of the setting sun. The Appian Way leads to Rome. Along the edges of it, you can see ancient tombs, crowned with commemorative stones. The city is still far away, it stretches somewhere out […]

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Hope

Fedotov – “Officer and Batman”

In Fedotov’s painting “The Officer and the Batman” – the same cast of “characters” as in his early work “Anchor, still anchor!” – a similar setting – a trestle bed, a table, a candle, a guitar – the same “coloristic intrigue” – an interior in the reflexes of a red tablecloth illuminated by a candle. […]

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Delight

Gauguin – “Bathers”

Paul Gauguin’s painting “Bathers” is included in the list of the most expensive paintings in the world. In 2005, a buyer who chose to remain anonymous bought it at auction for $ 55 million. According to many researchers of Gauguin’s work, the artist finally found his style thanks to his move to Tahiti. The impact […]

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the beauty

Durer Albrecht – “Portrait of Barbara”

Description of the painting by Albrecht Durer “Portrait of Barbara” in English How beautiful and almost primitive portrait painting of the Middle Ages. It seems to be nothing so pretentious, normal serious faces or funny or slightly distorted by emotions. In this case, the mother of the artist Barbara Dürer is sitting in front of […]

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Paints

Delacroix – “Liberty Leading the People”

This painting by Eugene Delacroix, painted in 1830, is sometimes called “Liberty on the Barricades”, but its correct, original name is “Liberty Leading the People.” There is also a widespread misconception that the painting depicts the events of the French Revolution, but this is not so: the painting is filled with the spirit and events […]

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Hope

Hopper – “New York Office”

Year of painting: 1962. Painting dimensions: 101.6 x 139.7 cm Material: canvas. Writing technique: oil. Genre: urban landscape. Style: new realism. Gallery: Museum of Fine Arts, Montgomery, Alabama, USA.

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