Descriptions of the Paintings
Throughout his entire creative life, Ivan Ivanovich Shishkin was carried by a thorough study of nature and the relationship of human with it....
The "Road in the Rye" presents a wide panorama, with a lonely figure of a traveler depicted in its center....
The picture under the "Polesye" title perfectly reflects Shishkin's favorite plot, since here one will find the age-old pine forest, which is truly proud and majestic, appearing before the viewers in all its unshakable tranquility....
The "Wood Cutting" is one of the very first works created by Ivan Ivanovich Shishkin's during his trip to Valaam....
The picture titled "Forest Distance" (1884) is full of the master's deep poetic love for the beauty of the Russian forest and also for his small homeland....
Each and every time, when turning to nature, Ivan Ivanovich Shishkin sought and found novelty in the forms that would seem usual, at first glance....
The pictures by Ivan Ivanovich Shishkin fascinate people with the depth of perspective and the scrupulous elaboration of details. Contemporaries used to refer to him as "King of the forest" and "Forest hero-artist"....
This painting perfectly conveys the very spirit of the tragic consequences of the duels of the nineteenth century. It was long, long time back when this cardinal way to resolve the dispute appeared; note that it was still actively used by the third class representatives of France in the nineteenth...
“The Cock Fight" or "Young Greeks Attending a Cock Fight" was created by Jean-Leon Gerome at the age of twenty-three....
The notional center of the painting is the just finished battle of the gladiators. The author brought to the fore the final of the subject combat....
Beggar old man in the sun, Mariano Fortuny - Description of the Painting
The Spanish artist Mariano Fortuny painted his famous work titled "The beggar old man in the sun" in the Art...
The Spanish wedding, Mariano Fortuny - Description of the Painting
The brilliant artistic masterpiece titled the "Spanish Wedding" was painted by Mariano Fortuny in the genre...
Artist Mariano Fortuny, biography and paintings
The talented and gifted artist and orientalist Mariano Fortuny was born on June 11, 1838, in in the Spanish city of...
Artist Yuri Pimenov, paintings and biography
Yuri Ivanovich Pimenov came to the world on November 26, 1903 in Moscow. His family was wealthy (his father was a...
Waiting, Yuri Pimenov - Description of the Painting
Yuri Ivanovich Pimenov created the “Waiting" back in 1959, when his long and successful creative career was...
Football, Yuri Ivanovich Pimenov - Description of the Painting
The picture titled the "Football" was created by Yuri Ivanovich Pimenov in the expressionist period, when he...