Description of the painting by Alexey Antropov “Portrait of A. M. Izmailova”

“Portrait of A. M. Izmayilova” was written at the turning point of the development of Alexey Antropov’s mastery and recognition of him as one of the most original and brightest artists of his era.

Description of the painting by Salvador Dali “The Temptation of St. Anthony”

This picture was born thanks to Albert Levin, the producer of the film “Dear Friend.” The film required the image of a saint who was constantly subjected to various temptations. Many artists and painters

Description of the painting by Diego Velázquez “Christ in the House of Martha and Mary”

Diego Velázquez was a big fan of biblical subjects, but he depicted them, like his other paintings in his own way, in his own manner of writing. The painting “Christ in the House of

Description of the painting by Diego Velázquez “The Crowning of Mary”

The canvas was created by the artist in 1645. By this time, Velázquez was already quite famous. He could paint in different styles: genre painting, religion, history, myths. Velazquez had a special handwriting, which

Description of the painting by Salvador Dali “The Constancy of Memory”

This painting, written by the great Spanish artist, a representative of surrealism, Salvador Dali. Virtually all of his works are distinguished by a unique and inimitable style and incredible implication that carries a certain

Description of the painting by Jan Vermeer “Astronomer”

In the golden age of freedom and prosperity of the Protestant Holland, the mysterious artist Vermeer was born. He not only worked, but also engaged in commerce. Almost nothing is known about Jan Vermeer’s

Description of the painting by Vincent Willem van Gogh “Cows”

The painting “Cows” is one of the latest creations of Van Gogh. It was written by the artist in May 1890 in the city of Auvers. He was inspired to create it by etching

Description of the painting by Vasily Vereshchagin “Timur’s Doors” (Tamerlan)

The picture is painted in oil on canvas in 1873. Vasily Vereshchagin is an artist who wrote many canvases on the theme of the East, which made him very popular among artists. His paintings

Description of the painting by Salvador Dali “Transition Moment”

The great, extraordinary and highly unpredictable Spaniard Salvador Dali was born in an unusual family, where his mother was deeply religious, and his father was an ardent atheist. As a child, Dali was a

Description of the painting by Firs Zhuravlev “Before the crown”

This canvas, like many other paintings by Zhuravlev, depicts the dramatic and “backstage” world of the 19th century, reflected in Ostrovsky’s numerous plays. Another love drama unfolds in front of the viewer – a
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