Description of the painting by Vincent Van Gogh “Landscape with a house and plowman”

The painting was written in 1889. Cloth created in the form of a panorama. The viewer is invited to consider the opening view not from a vertical plane, but as if from a bird’s-eye

Description of the painting by Edgar Degas “combing woman” (behind the toilet)

Painting by Edgar Degas “Woman combing her hair” was highly praised by critics and rightfully belongs to his best works. She is a prime example of French impressionism. The artists of this trend sought

Description of the painting by Karl Bryullov “The Siege of Pskov”

Karl Bryullov set about creating the canvas “The Siege of Pskov” after he received the position of the head of the history class, but, at the Emperor’s Art Academy, he was awarded only 2

Description of the painting by Igor Grabar “Ryabinka”

The theme of nature has always excited creative people in Russia. Therefore, they praised the endless expanses, the artists glorified the beautiful centuries-old trees, which are a way of power and worship for the

Description of the painting by Titian “Sisyphus”

Another great picture of Titian’s “Sisyphus” refers us to a rather well-known ancient Greek myth, telling how the smartest of people who could deceive Death itself, Sisyphus revealed to another god the secret of

Description of the painting by Fyodor Vasilyev “The Thaw”

In artists, probably, like in nature, bad weather is only a conditional category. The sad and cold landscape that is familiar to all of us can perhaps be a subject of inspiration? It turns

Description of the painting by Mikhail Vrubel “The Tsar of the Sea”

In his work, Mikhail Vrubel paid much attention to the embodiment of fairy-tale characters. He painted magic birds, painted dishes with images of sea princesses, sculpted leshih and mermaids. His work is extraordinary, strange

Illustration to Pushkin’s poem The Bronze Horseman by Alexander Benoit

Artistic illustrations by Alexander Benois are today considered the best depiction of Pushkin’s works. Work on a series of works for the “Bronze Horseman” Benoit began in 1903, and in order to achieve such

Description of the painting by Salvador Dali “Back of a girl”

The canvas belongs to the brush of Salvador Dali. The artwork was written in 1925. The painting depicts a girl with a bare shoulder, turned back to the viewer. To write the canvas the

Description of the painting by Alexei Venetsianov “Sleeping Shepherd”

Venetsianov Alexey Gavrilovich is a sign figure in the history of Russian painting. Amazingly, he, who had never studied at the Academy of Arts, managed not only to occupy a prominent place in the
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