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.
Mikhail Vrubel painted the panel “Princess Daydream” in early 1896; Konstantin Korovin and Vasily Polenov helped him to create the work. Now this large-scale work is posted in the Tretyakov Gallery. Its dimensions are impressive - the width of the painting reaches fourteen meters, and the height is seven and a half meters.
Karl Bryulov’s famous painting “The Genius of Art” was the author’s first serious work and became a real masterpiece of Russian painting. The painting was taken from the author for more than 3 years (1817-1820), while Bryulov was still studying at the Imperial Academy of Arts in St. Petersburg. It was one of his student projects that met all academic requirements.
As for the picture, which has the title “Magpie on the Gallows”, you need to start with the fact that it was the last work of the great artist - Peter Bruegel. On the canvas you can see the amazing interweaving of some internal, emotional disappointments of the master, and some kind of desperate attempt return to that harmony that was once lost, and later the realization that this is all in vain.
Van Gogh created the “Wheat Field with Cypresses” at the end of the 19th century, when he was in the hospital for the mentally ill for almost a year. Van Gogh, tired of the "soothing art", began to paint landscapes: trees, fields on which wheat is sown. He was very attracted to the cypress trees, which lifted the crowns to the sky, they were like the tongues of a developing fire.
1504. The Betrothal of the Virgin Mary panel was commissioned specifically for St. Joseph’s Chapel. According to scientists, Raphael was inspired by two compositions created by his immediate teacher, Perugino. The historical moment when Joseph puts a ring on Mary’s finger is captured.