Description of the painting by Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio “John the Baptist” (A young man with a ram)

Caravaggio – Italian Renaissance artist, one of the greatest masters of Baroque. Like most fans of this style preferred the abundance of details asceticism, and the brightness and richness of colors of pallor. Of

Description of the painting by Pavel Ryzhenko “Prayer”

How little we, ordinary people, know about those who have devoted their whole lives to serving God. This picture seems to open the door to the world of clergy. The central image of the

Description of the painting by Ivan Kramsky “Bouquet of flowers”

Kramskoy – Russian artist, from all genres, preferred genre and historical painting. Sometimes he painted portraits, criticized other people’s paintings, tried to find such measures by which one could accurately determine the value of

Description of the painting by Zinaida Serebryakova “Whitening of the canvas”

Serebryakova is a Russian artist, one of the first women to enter the history of painting. She was born in a very creative family, her father was a sculptor, grandfather architect, mother artist, one

Description of the painting by Ivan Shishkin “Amanita”

The picture “Amanita” refers to the genre etude – sketches that have a certain sense of incompleteness. Indeed, it comes to mind that the artist painted it with quick strokes under the fleeting impression

Description of the painting by Niko Pirosmani “Giraffe”

Pirosmani is a Georgian artist who spent his whole life in poverty and obscurity. Only after his death, he was announced an innovator, and his paintings began to enjoy success. In the meantime, he

Description of the painting by Edward Munch “Dance of Life”

Norwegian painter played a big role in German expressionism. In his art, he tried to explain life and its meaning. His subtle visions of the soul and man can only be understood intuitively. The

Description of the painting by Mikalojus Čiurlionis “Paradise”

Mikalojus Čiurlionis is a famous Lithuanian artist and composer. The picture opens before us a beautiful world unknown to us, shows the viewers all the beauty of the other world. This work is filled

Description of the painting by “Parsun Prince M. V. Skopin-Shuisky”

The word “parsuna” originates from the Latin: persona – personality. This term is intended to refer to portraits that arose during the transitional period of Russian history, when the transformation of the medieval worldview

Description of the painting by Annibale Carracci “The Triumph of Bacchus and Ariadne”

Carracci portrays the triumph of Bacchus and Ariadne. We see an unusual procession. The artist dedicated his canvas to the theme of love, as an all-consuming feeling. The canvas is created on the plot
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