Oil painting on canvas. Vereshchagin left an invaluable cultural contribution for our state. His work includes dozens of canvases dedicated to Russia and the events in it. Picture “In hostility! Hooray! Hooray!" is one of the paintings of the masterpiece cycle of Vereshchagin, dedicated to the Patriotic War of 1812 with Napoleon.
Julie Manet is famous for the French artist, who from childhood knew many famous portrait painters. At a young age, Pierre Auguste Renoir wanted to draw her. The girl was a versatile child, she was fond of not only drawing, but also loved to dance and sing. The artist proposed to depict her in her arms with her beloved pet.
The painting of St. Nicholas Roerich "St. Sergius of Radonezh", written in 1932, depicts St. Sergius. Roerich carried his love for the image of this miracle worker through his whole life. St. Sergius stands in the foreground, on a hill of color resembling the color of unbaked clay. His figure is tall and stately, harmonious in everything, the face is majestic and kind, and the halo, clothing and the sign of the trinity make us understand his high position, emphasize his power and significance.
This last painting by Levitan was painted in 1895. “Lake Rus” is the main work of the late painter. The artist never completed this creation, as he died. But even in this unfinished form, the picture makes a tremendous impression on all viewers. A sunny day, its incredible freshness and special brightness, are conveyed with a special immediacy, which is almost impressionistic.
The artist conceived a grand triptych in America. Three parts were to enter into it: hell, heaven and purgatory. The canvas "Hell" inhabits a lot of characters. If you count, then about 80 heroes are recruited. With all of them, the artist must have encountered in reality. The composition here is in the form of a pyramid. Blue shapes with sharp corners resemble bizarre blocks of ice.
Mikhail Klodt wrote “On arable land” in 1872, which became a key work in the work of the landscape painter. The painting depicts endless open fields during plowing. The plain, which only goes far into the forest and small hills, causes delight, and the realism of the picture is simply on the verge of photography. The largest element of the picture is the peasant woman, plowing the land with the help of a horse harnessed to a plow.