Description of the painting by Giorgione “The Thunderstorm” (Storm)

Description of the painting by Giorgione “The Thunderstorm” (Storm)

Description of the painting by Giorgione The Thunderstorm (Storm)

Venetian painter Giorgione struck everyone with his Thunderstorm. The viewer will not see a specific plot here. The main character of this picture is the thunderstorm. The artist relegated the background to the brilliance of a lightning arrow, which, like a snake, flashed in the air. Immediately on the right and left, the foreground displays female and male figures. A woman feeds a child. She’s wearing almost no clothes.

The picture is full of variety. Wildlife makes itself felt everywhere. In the form of: Ash-silver walls of buildings of the city. Curly road. Slender, lush, fragile trees and bushes. The wreckage of the columns. And in this strange, but true landscape there is also a place for a mysterious naked female figure, who has a delicate, bluish cape. The young shepherd is dressed in orange-red clothes, and a shimmering greenish-white shirt. Looking at this picture, where are the bronze-olive trees, deep green deep water, heavy lead blue clouds, you wonder about the presence of characters here. Why for women, the artist has allocated an open space?

It seems to be both in the picture and the heterogeneity of the elements, but some peculiarity in the mysterious integrity is felt. Accents are served in the picture gently. Paints do not sound much, they are muffled. Paints on the threshold of thunderstorms are in a state of pre-storm lighting. Here you can feel the half-twilight air. Maybe this is just an excuse to portray a poetic landscape. What then is the meaning of the appearance in this place of two opposing figures. Concepts about the subject of this picture was put forward quite a lot. But a convincing interpretation of the content of the picture never sounded. An artist, like a poet, wanted to reflect a state of mind when she was restrained in her outbursts,