Description of the painting by Edgar Degas “Prima Ballerina”

The end of the ballet performance. All the artists are behind the scenes, and only the prima ballerina goes out alone. The audience is raging, the audience is not exiting. And she gracefully bows

Description of the painting by Peter Bruegel “The Battle of Shrovetide and Lent”

Peter Bruegel in his picture titled “The Battle of the Maslenitsa and the Fast” personifies a kind of theatrical genre, which is called farcical. The picture has the following preface and plot – we

Description of the painting by Karl Bryullov “Portrait of Zinaida Volkonskaya”

In the portrait of the famous 3.A. Volkonsky artist managed to bring their skills to a new level. Bryullov was very good friends with this famous and beautiful woman, and he was friends until

Description of the painting by Alexei Bogolyubov “Riding on the Neva”

Once, before writing the picture, the Russian troops won back every coast of the great Neva with great losses. They did everything they could to win their shores from the Swedish government. Four centuries

Description of the painting by Nicholas Ge “Christ in the Garden of Gethsemane”

Nikolai Ge does not deviate from the religious theme, and writes “Christ in the Garden of Gethsemane.” He made this creation from 1869 to 1880. He is criticized and forced to believe in mediocrity,

Description of the painting by Victor Vasnetsov “Military telegram”

In 1878, the picture “Military Telegram” was born, the author of which was the famous artist Viktor Mikhailovich Vasnetsov. By law, the work is one of the key in Russian painting. The masterpiece is

Description of the painting by Peter Bruegel “Wedding Dance”

There are several variants of the “Wedding Dance”, but this one, due to the level of painting technique, is considered the best. The picture illustrates the fun that prevails among the 125 guests of

Description of the painting by Honore Daumier “Legislative womb”

In early childhood, Honore Daumier and his parents moved to Paris, and from this time the boy has a lot of interesting activities – to carry sweets in the grocer’s shop, to chat with

Description of Peter Bruegel’s The Fall of the Angels

Bruegel created this canvas under the influence of another artist Bosch. In fact, a little parodied it. As you know, Bosch frightened everything – his faces were ugly, the monsters were scary, everything was

Description of the painting by Ivan Aivazovsky “Moonlit Night. Bath in Feodosia “

Aivazovsky is a famous Russian marine painter (that is, an artist who preferred the image of the sea), a battle painter and a collector. There is a legend that his great-grandfather was a Turk,
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