Description of the painting by Arnold Beklin “The Island of the Dead”

The basis of this picture is the ancient myths that tell about the last refuge of dead heroes and those whom the gods loved. They rest on a lonely island, lost from human eyes.

Description of the painting by Salvador Dali “Dark Game”

The great Spanish surrealist painter, Salvador Dali, was born in Figueres. After graduating from the Madrid Academy of Arts, he absorbed the teachings of Z. Freud and the work of the artist D. De

Description of the painting by Viktor Vasnetsov “Alexander Nevsky”

The image of the Grand Duke Alexander Nevsky is found quite often among the works of famous artists. In a sense, it was a state-orthodox cult of personality. Peter 1 himself during the founding

Description of the painting by Vladimir Gavrilov “Last cornflowers”

The painting “The Last Cornflowers” was written by V. N. Gavrilov shortly before his death in 1970. In this connection, many critics consider this canvas as a symbol of life to come out, since

Description of the painting by Isaac Brodsky “Church”

The picture was created by I. I. Brodsky in 1905. The painter preferred landscapes in which he skillfully used the techniques and special motifs characteristic of the works of old masters. If at an

Description of the painting by Titian Vecellio “Venera Urbinskaya”

The famous Venetian painter Titian Vecellio always admired the world and appreciated its beauty. In a special manner, the master of the brush stirred the antiquity. The ancient characters of the artist seemed alive,

Description of the painting by Vincent van Gogh “View of Montmartre”

The life of the great post-impressionist artist since childhood was filled with tragedy, a beggarly existence and hunger. Contempt for his work and the loneliness of others oppressed Vincent throughout his life. Only after

Description of the painting by Vincent Van Gogh “Lullaby”

Cloth “Lullaby” was written by Van Gogh in a rather difficult time of his life. The picture was created in Arles. Incidentally, its creation began shortly before the case when the master simply picked

Description of the painting by Ivan Aivazovsky “Brig” Mercury “after the victory over two Turkish courts”

Written in oil on canvas in 1848, dimensions: 123.5 by 190 cm. Exhibited at the Mikhailovsky Palace (Russian Museum), St. Petersburg, Russia. On the canvas of the famous artist depicted the return of “Mercury”

Description of the painting by Albrecht Durer “The Adoration of the Holy Trinity” (1511g.)

One of the most solemn works of Durer is “The Adoration of the Holy Trinity”. In 1511, the painting was ordered by the artist merchant and owner of the copper workshop Matthias Landauer. The
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