Description of the painting by Peter Rubens “Adoration of the Shepherds”

Rubens painting was the final sketch for the grand altar image. This creation is characterized by a special tonality of reddish color. Also worth noting is the free texture of the master brush strokes

Description of the painting by Valentin Serov “Haystack”

In this picture we see a rural landscape. In the foreground is a large haystack. This is probably the harvest that the peasants made for the winter to feed the cattle. Around the hay,

Description of the painting by Jacopo Tintoretto “Venus, Vulcan and Mars”

One of the first works of the painter Jacopo Tintoretto is his “Venus, Vulcan and Mars”. The painting is depicted in oil on canvas, in 1550. The size of the canvas is 135×198 cm.

Description of the painting by Fedor Rokotov “Portrait of Surovtsev”

Fedor Stepanovich Rokotov – famous Moscow portrait painter of the eighteenth century. Its origin is not clear to the end; apparently, he came from a family of serfs. With the active assistance of Count

Description of the painting by Nikolay Krymov “Sketch”

1917 1918 Nikolai Krymov is a Russian artist who for a long time tried to form his own creative style, and with time he succeeded. He became a true expert in the field of

Description of the painting by Mikhail Larionov “Venus”

Mikhail Larionov painted the picture “Venus” in 1912. At that time, he was interested in manifestations of folk art, children’s drawings and art objects of ancient cultures. Therefore, archaic, simplified, even infantile stylistic resources

Description of the painting by Tatyana Nazarenko “Moscow evening”

Tatyana Nazarenko is one of the artists at the turn of the epochs, who worked during the Soviet Union, and successfully transferred her gift as a banner to modern Russia. Her paintings, as a

Description of the painting by Kuzma Petrov-Vodkin “In Petrograd”

This picture of Kuzma Petrov-Vodkin is often called the “Petrograd Madonna”. And those who so baptized her are right, because a nursing mother with a baby, standing on the balcony of a city house,

Description of the painting by Vasily Surikov “Self-portrait”

Creativity Surikov loved us, above all, historical canvases. “Morning of the Strelets Execution”, “The Capture of Siberia by Yermak”, “The Boyars Morozov” – these and other pictures of Surikov are known to everyone. However,

Description of the painting by Konstantin Korovin “Self-portrait”

Konstantin Korovin – one of the most prominent artists of the first half of the twentieth century. His works take pride of place in the largest museums of Russia. Due to his amazing vital
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