In 1835, the Russian artist A.A. Ivanov was in Italy, where he was sent at the expense of the art society. This organization was waiting for the grandiose canvas promised from Ivanov. But by that time the artist was not yet ripe for writing it. Therefore, having closely familiarized himself with the work of famous […]
Year of painting: 1902. Dimensions of the painting: 22.2 x 32 cm. Material: paper. Writing technique: pencil, watercolor. Genre: urban landscape. Style: symbolism. Gallery: State Russian Museum, St. Petersburg, Russia.
Year of painting: 1541. Dimensions of the painting: 1370 x 1220 cm. Material: no data. Writing technique: fresco. Genre: religious painting. Style: High Renaissance. Gallery: Sistine Chapel, Vatican.
Year of painting: 1523. Dimensions of the painting: 76 x 51 cm. Material: panel. Writing technique: oil, tempera. Genre: portrait. Style: Northern Renaissance. Gallery: private collection.
Year of painting: 1784. Dimensions of the painting: 330 x 425 cm. Material: canvas. Writing technique: oil. Genre: historical painting. Style: neoclassicism. Gallery: Louvre, Paris, France.
A heavy man’s boot is placed next to a fragile toy set. And from the inappropriateness of this neighborhood, it is felt with particular acuteness how fraught with danger for the world of childhood is the intrusion of adult troubles, troubles and difficulties into it. The ashes of a smoking cigarette are falling on the […]
The depiction of ballet and ballerinas by Edgar Degas is simply permeated with subtle beauty and grace. A lot of sketches, sketches and completed works of the artist have survived, depicting certain scenes and episodes from the life of the ballet. Degas was indeed very fascinated by the grace and plasticity of the dancers, but […]
Year of painting: 1926. Painting dimensions: no data. Material: canvas. Writing technique: oil. Genre: nude. Style: new realism. Gallery: Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, USA.
Igor Grabar’s rural landscape “March Snow” depicts a spring, but still winter-cold day in a small village. In the foreground, a young girl is rushing to fetch water, carrying a rocker with two buckets on one shoulder. Despite the fact that it’s March outside, winter is in no hurry to give up positions – the […]
The ability of the brilliant Russian painter Igor Grabar to convey the moment when winter is about to surrender its position to spring has never been challenged by either critics or ordinary viewers. The painting “February Azure” surprisingly transports us to the winter forest, which is already preparing to throw off the shackles of winter. […]