Description of the painting by Alexander 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 Judaic King David was walking somehow through the territory of

Description of the painting by Ivan Aivazovsky “Gulf of Naples in the morning”

This canvas was written in 1843. Aivazovsky at that time lived in Italy. The magnificent nature of this region inspired the artist to write works of incredible beauty. Viewers admire such a refined understanding

Description of the painting by Efim Volkov “October”

Efim Volkov in 1883 painted the picture “October”. The artist worked on the canvas at the Siverskaya station, which is located near St. Petersburg. There the painter had his own dacha, where the famous

Description of the painting by Ivan Aivazovsky “Chesmensky battle”

The Chesme battle is a heroic episode in the history of the war between the Turkish and Russian navies, which was throughout 1768-1774. From June 25 to June 26, 1770, at night, Russian ships

Description of the painting by Leonardo da Vinci “Portrait of Genevra de Benchi”

The work of Leonardo Da Vinci “Portrait of Ginevra de Benchi” refers to the early work of the artist. The artist often painted women, this is one of the distinguishing features of his work.

Description of the painting by Albrecht Durer “Barbara Durer”

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

Description of the painting by Sandro Botticelli “Portrait of a young woman”

In the years of his life, Sandro Botticelli was a famous artist who was often approached with orders from portraits. One of those who wanted to order a portrait was Simonetta, one of the

Description of the painting by Salvador Dali “The device and the hand”

“The device and the hand” – one of the classic canvases of Salvador Dali 20s. The artist at that time experimented a lot, looking for his style. Here Dali continues his experiments with surrealism.

Description paintings by Natalia Goncharova “Peacock under the bright sun”

Natalia Sergeevna Goncharova, as is known, is a relative of Natalia Nikolaevna Goncharova, the wife of the great Russian poet Alexander Sergeevich Pushkin. A talented artist studied at the Moscow School of Art and

Description of the painting by Vincent Van Gogh “Self-portrait in a straw hat”

Portraits Van Gogh began to paint in Paris, and here he began to devote a lot of time to writing self-portraits. He wrote dozens of works on this subject, but one of the most