Description of the painting by Vasily Polenov “Dream”

The painting by Vasily Polenov is one of a series of canvases dedicated to the life of Jesus Christ. The series was created over several years, from 1884 to 1909. Russian paintings of that

Description of the painting by Peter Konchalovsky “Lilac in a basket”

Petr Konchalovsky is a famous talented Soviet painter. In addition to working in a creative workshop, he loved his native nature very much. Therefore, the artist was also known as a wonderful gardener. The

Description of the painting by Boris Kustodiev “Zemskaya school in Moscow Russia”

Many historians believe that it is no coincidence that Kustodiev was fond of the history of Russia. On many of his canvases, he recreates not only the people’s way of life, but also the

Description of the painting by Vasily Polenov “Monastery over the river”

Vasily Polenov began to write this magnificent picture, after he visited Kiev and remained impressed by this trip. On the canvas one can see the beautiful Vydubetsky monastery, which is located a little below

Description of the painting by Konstantin Kryzhitsky “Early snow”

Very beautiful canvas, with the most accurately disclosed theme. After all, it would seem, only yesterday the leaves on the trees were blackened, only yesterday it was pouring rain and the wind was rustling.

Description of the painting by Jean-Auguste Ingres “Turkish bath”

Engrou was seventy-nine years old when he began work on this picture and eighty-two when he finished it. She sums it up – having devoted all his life to work and research in the

Description of the painting by Pierre Auguste Renoir “Reading a Girl”

The hard work on the portrait of the reading girls helped the artist Renoir to achieve the sensation of a blinding sun glare. The light ignites the already bright red hair, and falls directly

Description of the painting by Pablo Picasso “Violin and Guitar”

When a simple man in the street looks at this very canvas, for a long time he cannot understand where the violin is and where the guitar is. And having considered it for a

Description of the painting by Pierre Renoir “Self-portrait”

The portrait of the artist depicts an elderly man. The portrait is close to realism, but permeated with the spirit of impressionism, so characteristic of Renoir. An elderly man looks good look. But at

Description of the painting by Michelangelo Buonarroti “Persian Sibyl”

Unlike the Libyan Sibyl, its “ally” according to the predictions of the Persian Sibyl lived in the East, which can already be understood from its name. She bore the name of Sambet and in
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