Andrei Rublev was considered one of the best Russian icon painters of all time. During his life he managed to paint several cathedrals and churches. One of his most famous works is the icon, which depicts the Archangel Gabriel. Andrei Rublev did not do the work independently. His apprentices always helped him, and while working on this icon, together with Rublev, he created another famous Russian icon painter - Daniil Cherny.
Tintoretto (real name Jacopo Robusti) was born in Venice, in a dyer family. Actually, his nickname means a little dyer. Throughout his life, the artist remained faithful to the environment of artisans from which he emerged, living a rather modest life. At first the boy studied with Titian, and so quickly began to make progress that the great Titian did not want to educate him further - he was afraid to raise an opponent.
Popular student work First rank. The son of a deacon, promoted to college registrar, brought Vasily Perov in 1860 a rather significant award for him. The work is presented in the genre of a certain satire for newly-made officials, in which there is a special meaning, relevant to the present.
A truly Russian artist I. Repin shows us his vision of French life on the canvas of 1875 "Paris Cafe". Two years earlier, he received from the Academy the right to travel abroad in order to further study the craft of painting. Upon arrival in the French capital, Repin was not impressed by the classics, his soul was attracted by the real life of the city and the nascent currents in art.
Rafael created this picture when he was already a recognized master. The audience still faces the very young Virgin Mary. Her whole image creates a feeling of calm and tranquility. Rafael portrays the beautiful Mother of God, her Infant and little John the Baptist. These three figures become an organic complement to the landscape.
Viktor Vasnetsov painted on canvas in 1887. It depicts four horsemen from the sixth chapter of the Revelations of John the Theologian, these are biblical characters representing disasters in anticipation of the end of the world, the Last Judgment. Vasnetsov depicted horses appearing one after another. In the foreground appeared a rider on a white horse, destroying everything around him.