In his very famous work “Relativity”, Maurits Escher uses a special technique called tessellation. With its help, one graphic plane is divided into several parts. In the picture, the artist arranged the composition in three planes perpendicular to each other. Such works by Escher continue to amaze the audience with the intricacies of shapes and […]
Ivanov Alexander Andreevich is a famous Russian artist of works on biblical and mythological subjects. He is the author of the world famous painting “The Appearance of Christ to the People”. Ivanov has been working on this painting for about twenty years. And he did not just work, he studied the topic, was in constant […]
Year of painting: 1824. Dimensions of the painting: 23.6 x 32 cm. Material: no data. Writing technique: watercolor. Genre: animalism. Style: romanticism. Gallery: Museum of Fine Arts, Budapest, Hungary.
In the painting by Alexander Ivanov “Joseph Interpreting the Dreams of the Butler and Baker, imprisoned with him in the dungeon”, the theme of a person’s collision with Destiny is embodied. The plot of the work is taken from the Bible (Genesis). Joseph the Beautiful, sold by his brothers into slavery, ended up in an […]
The landscape of Alexander Andreevich Ivanov was created in the mid-1840s. The painting depicts a chain of young olive trees growing on a low hill. The branches and green foliage of young trees are clearly visible against the sky, illuminated by the rising dawn. Behind the olives, a wide plain looks out, and even further, […]
Year of painting: 1879. Dimensions of the painting: 77 x 177 cm. Material: canvas. Writing technique: oil. Genre: genre painting. Style: impressionism. Gallery: London National Gallery, London, UK.
Year of painting: 1814. Dimensions of the painting: 45 x 72 cm. Material: canvas. Writing technique: oil. Genre: genre painting. Style: romanticism. Gallery: Royal Academy of Fine Arts of San Fernando, Madrid, Spain.
One of the rare works, which is rarely mentioned in our time, is the painting “Admission to the Komsomol”, quite clearly and expressively reflects the course of the Soviet period and the formation of the socialist system at this stage. In the picture of Sergei Grigoriev, written by him in 1949, a solemn action takes […]
Nicholas Ge’s painting The Last Supper is a strong, powerful work depicting a famous biblical scene that has been referenced by many artists: classics like Rubens and Leonardo da Vinci, and avant-garde artists like Salvador Dali. The painting by Nikolai Ge depicts a very small room in which Jesus Christ and the apostles are. Jesus […]
Year of painting: 1910. Painting dimensions: no data. Material: canvas. Writing technique: oil. Genre: genre painting. Style: primitivism. Gallery: State Russian Museum, St. Petersburg, Russia.