Year of painting: 1845. Painting dimensions: no data. Material: paper. Writing technique: oil. Genre: genre painting. Style: romanticism. Gallery: State Russian Museum, St. Petersburg, Russia.
Guerin – “Aeneas informs Dido of the death of Troy”
Year of painting: 1815. Painting dimensions: no data. Material: canvas. Writing technique: oil. Genre: literary painting. Style: neoclassicism. Gallery: Louvre, Paris, France.
Buonarroti Michelangelo – “The Last Judgment”
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.
Degas Edgar – “Two Ballerinas”
Year of painting: 1879. Painting dimensions: no data. Material: canvas. Writing technique: pastel. Genre: genre painting. Style: impressionism. Gallery: Shelbourne Museum, Shelbourne, USA.
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 […]
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. […]
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 […]
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 […]
Holbein Hans – “Portrait of Erasmus of Rotterdam”
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.
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 […]