Even before he wrote The Major’s Matchmaking, Fedotov composed a poetic foreword to the future picture: “Correction of circumstances, or the marriage of a major.” So the picture turned out to be like an illustration to this poem. And during an exhibition of his works in Moscow in 1850, he composed a long “race”, or […]
Year of painting: 1772. Painting dimensions: 700 × 1500 cm. Material: no data. Painting technique: fresco. Genre: religious painting. Style: romanticism. Gallery: Basilica de Nuestra Senora del Pilar, Zaragoza, Spain.
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.
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 […]
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 […]
Bathsheba is a beautiful name, and this woman was just as captivatingly beautiful. It is mentioned in the pages of the Bible. The second Jewish king David was walking around the territory of his palace, going to the roof, his gaze was attracted by Bathsheba bathing in the neighboring garden. The man was fascinated by […]
Year of painting: 1812. Dimensions of the painting: 205 x 128 cm. Material: canvas. Writing technique: oil. Genre: portrait. Style: neoclassicism. Gallery: private collection.
Before us is the famous family portrait of the Spanish monarchs by the court painter Francisco Goya. The overweight figure of the Spanish king Charles IV in a black jacket studded with orders, a wig and white stockings is shifted slightly to the right of the center of the picture. In the very center, the […]