The history of the painting is quite prosaic. Isaac Ilyich Levitan wrote it specially as a gift to A.P., who was ill at that time. Chekhov, who was in the Crimean sanatorium and really missed his native lands. Most likely, this is why Levitan depicted in his picture, as approximately as possible, everything that is so close and familiar to Chekhov, and that subsequently contributed to his speedy recovery.
The artist’s love for nature allows us to convey through his brushes the unique beauty of lilac inflorescences. Lush and dense clusters on a lilac bush, blooming in full force, combine overflows of purple lights and snow-white shades. They are filled with the warmth of light, life lives in them and it seems that taking a deep breath, you can feel their fragrance.
“Dream” was written in 1905, at the time of the deepest stagnation - as a country ready to plunge into the abyss of change, but all awkwardly crumbling in place, and the artist’s work. On it, right on bare stones, a young man is sleeping, completely naked, in an awkward pose, as if a dream had suddenly taken him, on the way or during prayer.
The famous painting "The Riddle of William Tell" was created by Salvador Dali in 1933. Nina’s canvas is stored in the Museum of Modern Art, which is located in Stockholm. The artist drew the idea for the painting from his dream, as well as for his other creations. Tell in the imagination of Dali personifies his father, who left his son without inheritance.
The great Russian artist Konstantin Gorbatov, born in the city of Stavropol in 1876, is one of the most prominent and central representatives of Russian post-impressionism. The fate of the artist was very difficult and for many years his work was forgotten and was banned in the former USSR.
Initially, the painting was called "Ilya Muromets", written by M.A. Vrubel incredibly fast, within a couple of weeks, with virtually no preliminary sketches and sketches. The shape of the picture was an ordinary traditional rectangle. Pointed at the top in the form of a huge, heavy triangular spear shape, she received later.