Description of the painting by Gustav Klimt “Waiting”

The mosaic for the Waiting dining room is a decorative addition to the architectural design of the palace. In general, the mosaic consists of nine basic elements, but this one is considered the main

Description of the painting by Franz Roubaud “Defense of Sevastopol”

Separately, I want to talk about the history of the panorama of the “Defense of Sevastopol”, which is in fact no less dramatic than the history of this war itself, where the army of

Description of the painting by Vasily Perov “Hunters on a halt”

This artist is known to many, especially for the pictures of “hunting” subjects. “Fisherman”, “Birdies”, “Dovecot” – the names speak for themselves. Being a passionate hunter himself, Perov knew firsthand all the realities of

Description of the painting by Masaccio “St. Anna with the Madonna and Baby”

“Saint Anna with the Madonna and the Baby”, commonly called Sant’Anna Metterc, is a pictorial work painted with tempera, measuring 175×103 cm. The author is considered to be the great Masaccio, who wrote it

Description of the painting by Nikolai Krymov “Summer in the country”

Krymov called the artist a happy creative fate – and this is true. He received recognition early and found his fans early – even when he was in his second year, he painted a

Description of the painting by Orest Kiprensky “Young gardener”

Orest Adamovich Kiprensky is a debutant of romantic explorations of Russian painting and a great portrait painter. Constantly in the creative search, he dreamed of writing large-scale works based on historical and mythical stories.

Description of the painting by Ilya Repin “Slavic composers”

Here is a group portrait of Slavic composers, written by order of one of the most successful entrepreneurs of Moscow of the nineteenth century – Porokhovshchikov. Ilya Efimovich Repin – an outstanding artist who

Description of the painting by Kuzma Petrov-Vodkin “Mother”

In his picture, Russian artist Kuzma Petrovich Petrov-Vodkin portrayed a young woman breastfeeding her child. The artist turned to the theme of motherhood in 1912 by no means accidentally. For six years, he and

Description of the painting by Vasily Tropinin “Boy with a Goldfinch”

Vasily Tropinin was one of the most outstanding portrait painters of the XIX century. He was trusted to paint his portraits of the actress, officials and the most distinguished representatives of the nobility, but

Description of the painting by Ilya Ostroukhova “First Green”

From childhood Ilya Semenovich Ostroukhov had a keen interest in the flora and fauna. Day after day, he collected and collected unusual finds of nature. Only at college age, Ostroukhov took up the brush
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