Descriptions of the Paintings
The works by the Norwegian Norwegian impressionist Frits Thaulow created in small provincial towns and modest towns are rightfully considered to be the most soulful and beautiful ones....
If you ever wondered which of the masters depicted water best of all, then this work titled the “River Landscape” by Frits Thaulow, might serve as an answer....
This beautiful picture by the world-famous Norwegian impressionist painter Frits Thaulow is a special one for the Russian culture....
Frits Thaulow's love for the water of any kind, be it the sea or just a small river, is due to the years of his study, as the first teacher of the future master was the marine painter Karl Frederik Sørensen. The artist treated water as a living being with its own character, mood, and demeanor....
This master represents a galaxy of Norwegian artists of world renown. The future talent came to the world born in 1847 in Christiania, the former name of today’s Oslo....
“There can be nothing more beautiful than the nature of the native land” - this is main motto of Nikolai Astrup. He used to travel a lot and saw the world; however, for him nothing could replace the picturesque of the Norwegian fields, forests, and fjords....
On the present canvas, Nikolai Astrup continues his tradition of depicting pastoral motifs. The master painted a whole series of works, all of them showing the landscapes of the Norwegian village and the life of rural people. Note that all his landscapes have real life prototypes....
The work of Nikolai Astrup titled the "Buttercup Night" was created back in 1915, just at the peak of the master's creative success. Like the other canvases of the artist, the main motive in this work is the beauty and grace of the Norwegian province....
Unlike his modernist contemporaries, Nikolai Astrup did not paint bohemians and urban landscapes. Instead, he sought the beauty of his native land and simple rural areas. The master was fond of drawing Norwegian nature, to which he was always close....
Painting The Great War, Rene Magritte - Meaning and Analysis
The Great War - Rene Magritte. Canvas, oil. 81 x 60 cm...
The man in the bowler hat, Rene Magritte
The man in the bowler hat - Rene Magritte. Canvas, oil. 70 x 50 cm...
Flame, Rene Magritte
Flame - Rene Magritte. Paper, gouache. 54 x 65 cm...
Salome with the head of John the Baptist, Titian, analysis
Salome with the head of John the Baptist - Titian. Canvas, oil. 90 x 72 cm...
Heavenly Love and Earthly Love, Titian Vecellio, 1514
Heavenly Love and Earthly Love - Titian Vecellio. Canvas, oil. 118 x 279 cm...
Pushkin's farewell to the black sea, Ivan Konstantinovich Aivazovsky, 1877
Pushkin's farewell to the sea - Ivan Konstantinovich Aivazovsky...