2021-06-22

Category: The best paintings

The best paintings

Fedotov – “Major’s matchmaking”

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 […]

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Escher Maurits – “Relativity”

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 […]

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Ivanov – “Bathsheba”

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 […]

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