Description of the painting by Eugene Delacroix “George Sand”

Before us is a fragment of a once whole picture depicting George Sand and Frederic Chopin. He met the French writer Delacroix at the end of 1833, and the result of this meeting was

Description of the painting by Isaac Brodsky “Italy”

Many great painters tried to portray this state in different ways. Who landscapes, who abstractions, who simply genre scenes. The artist Brodsky has collected on his canvas everything that can somehow characterize Italy. See

Description of the painting by Mikhail Vrubel “Self-portrait”

Self-portrait is the most interesting genre, as each artist somewhat deviates from his own creative features when writing himself. In addition, often the real appearance of the artist may strikingly differ from the self-portrait.

Description of the painting by Yuri Annenkov “Portrait of Akhmatova”

Anna Akhmatova is a great poetess and just a woman with an interesting and sad fate. Her poems are still very popular, moreover, and despite the fact that they were written in the period

Description of the painting by Edgar Degas “Star”

“Brilliant, semi-aerial…”. Ballet has always inspired the great geniuses of art to create unfading masterpieces. And just like Pushkin in a few lines conveyed all his admiration for the grace and beauty of the

Description of the painting by Fyodor Vasilyev “Volga lagoon”

The painting of the Russian artist Fyodor Vasilyev “Volga Lagoon” depicts a summer gloomy day. The artist loved to travel along the Volga and therefore wanted to show us all the experienced experiences in

Description of the painting by Vincent van Gogh “Red vineyards”

In 1888-1889, Van Gogh lived in the southern part of France in the town of Arles. It was there that the artist was inspired by beautiful landscapes. Walking through the October afternoon in the

Description of the painting by Karl Bryullov “Last Day of Pompeii”

The trip of the young Russian artist Karl Bryullov to Italy in 1827 became significant not only for the master himself, but also for the whole world painting. Drinking impressions of what he saw

Description of the painting by Diego Velázquez “Portrait of Infanta Margarita, daughter of Philip IV”

The work of the legendary Spanish artist of the XVII century, Diego Velázquez, which was written in 1655, occupies a key place in his work and belongs to the portrait genre, which was especially

Description of the painting by Apollinaris Vasnetsov “After the rain”

A. Vasnetsov was a sensual master of the transmission of the true beauty of Russian nature. With his works he showed the strength and greatness of his native land. His technique is unique and
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