1864; canvas, oil; 40.5x32.2; Tretyakov Gallery. The picture was painted during the trip of Vasily Grigoryevich to Europe. For a long time, the artist could not find inspiration, choose a suitable plot for his new work. He looked for him in his usual images: he looked at the scenes of street life, studied the characters of city dwellers, street performers and lyceum artists.
Vereshchagin’s work would be incomplete if he did not have a series of Balkan works. The painting “Before the attack. Under Plevna, which dates from 1881. It is an illustration of the attack of Russian soldiers on Turkish. The viewer is presented with a whole line of soldiers, which is located diagonally.
The famous expressionist Edward Munch was among the first artists to discover a new direction. Expressionism was a trend, the main idea of which was to express strong emotional feelings through artistic means. The apogee of Munch’s creativity, many art lovers call the painting “Scream”.
One of the most moving periods of the work of Pablo Picasso is the blue time. At this time, the artist’s closest friend passes away due to unrequited love, the entire internal state of the master undergoes severe changes. Changing and artistic technique of painting. Cold blue color - an expression of longing, frustration, kindness, coldness - it can be interpreted in completely different ways, but for some reason the artist chooses the blue palette of colors.
Painting Early spring belongs to the brush of the famous Russian painter Arkhip Ivanovich Kuindzhi. The canvas was painted in 1895, it belongs to the best landscapes of the artist. The central place in the picture is reserved for the ice-bound river, frozen on the eve of the spring flood in anticipation of the first warm rays that could allow it to release all its power and show itself in all its glory.
A gloomy picture in brown tones, poorly consecrated by the flame of a candle, demonstrates one of the famous religious subjects. “The renunciation of Peter” appears in the gospels of the four apostles. The New Testament episode is always described in the same way. At the Last Supper, Jesus predicts the imminent betrayal of all his disciples.