Description of the painting by Vincent van Gogh “Portrait of Dr. Ray”

Van Gogh wrote The Portrait of Dr. Ray following the following story: In December 1888, when Gauguin went for a walk, he heard a hurried step behind his back. He turned around, saw Van

Description of the painting by Giuseppe Archimboldo “Portrait of Emperor Rudolph II in the guise of Vertumn”

Giuseppe Archimboldo was an outstanding painter and decorator from Milan, as well as the grandson of the Archbishop of Milan. The artist lived in Italy of the 16th century and served the Habsburg dynasty

Description of the painting by Jules Bastien-Lepage “Country Love”

French artist Jules Bastien-Lepage – the brightest representative of naturalism. Being himself a native of the Lothing peasants, most often in his paintings depicted a village life. In his youth, Bastien-Lepage went through the

Description of the painting by Viktor Vasnetsov “Autumn”

In the picture you can see the alley near the country house in the copper-gold decoration of autumn. Autumn is the most lyrical season. Here you can take autumn as a festival of colors

Description of the painting by Salvador Dali “The Last Supper”

The great master of surrealism, Salvador Dali, wrote The Last Supper in 1955. The picture found its place in the Washington National Gallery. The canvas is written with sophisticated technique, photo materials were used

Description of the painting by Vitold Byalynitsky-Birulya “Spring”

The painting “Spring” by V. K. Byalynitsky-Birulya wrote in 1899. On it, the artist described the state of nature, awakened from a dream. The snow has already gone, the grass has begun to come

Description of the painting by Alexander Gerasimov “After the rain”

Alexander Mikhailovich Gerasimov, who replaced impressionism with social realism, turned 50 years old in 2013, was, of course, an art historian, laureate and first president (Academy of Art), even “Stalin’s favorite painter” – but

Description of the painting by Francisco de Goya “Saturn devours its children”

If you follow the usual interpretation, then in the painting by Francisco Goya, Kronos, a god from ancient Greek mythology, is depicted. The name Saturn dates back to the Roman era. This deity, following

Description of the painting by Fyodor Vasilyev “Swamp in the forest”

The painting “Swamp in the Forest” was painted by Russian artist Vasiliev from 1871 to 1873. For the basis of its plot, the author chose a swamp in the forest more often during reproduction,

Description of the painting by Peter Bruegel “Return of the herd”

The philosophy of ancient Greece has always argued that our universe is a very complex and, at the same time, beautiful structure, where every living and non-living subject has its own function. For example,
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