Thaw - Alexei Kondratievich Savrasov. 27 x 48 cmPicture was painted in 1887 on the slope of A.'s life. In this work, gloomy motives are noticeable, the author’s hourly readiness to despair is noticeable, but there is also a faint glimmer of hope, which, alas, was not destined to play a saving role in his life. , Alexei Kondratievich always masterfully conveyed the beauty of Russian nature: even here it does not matter whether it is a joyful, hopeful beauty or a gloomy beauty.
Paul Revere's Midnight Horse Riding - Grant Wood. 1931. The painting “The Night Rise of Paul Revere”, in popularity among Grant Wood’s canvases, occupies an honorable second place, losing only to his immortal “American Gothic”. In the Russian translation, the work presented is most often referred to as "Paul Revere's Midnight Horse Riding."
Mourning of Christ - Sandro Botticelli. 140 x 207 cmThe innovation of Sandro Botticelli, one of the most prominent figures of the European Renaissance, lies not only in a completely different interpretation of the plot, but also in the development of the “technical arsenal”. The artist began to use more advanced paints and therefore the color of the paintings became richer, and the outlines of the figures acquired a sophisticated shape.
Flowers in a blue vase - Mikhail Alexandrovich Vrubel. 16 x 24 cm Among the works of Mikhail Alexandrovich Vrubel there are very accurate and exquisite images of flowers. With watercolors or a pencil, the artist creates not only drawings, but also sketches for painting porcelain, patterns for embroidery, and paints fans. At the same time, he enthusiastically and very realistically draws both magnificent roses and orchids, and simple heliotropes, forget-me-nots, modest wild flowers.
Portrait of Valerie Neutzel - Egon Schiele. 110x140cmPortrait of his young lover, muse and associate Valerie Neutzel, the artist performed in his usual manner, inspired by the work of post-impressionists, especially Van Gogh. The viewer's attention is concentrated on the wide-open eyes of the model. Naive, defenseless, on the other hand, experienced, sad, not children.
The agony of creativity - Leonid Osipovich Pasternak. 62.5 x 81 cm. This expressive and well-remembered canvas can be considered a self-portrait of the artist. We are not talking about physical similarities, but about the spiritual kinship between the depicted character and the author. The canvas depicts a young man with a fluffy, curly, reddish hair and a small neat beard.