One of the most famous paintings by Kramskoy is a magnificent portrait of the Russian classic Leo Tolstoy....
The painting impresses strongly as the author managed to avoid depicting strong emotions. The restraint in the expression of feelings makes the atmosphere of the work so rich and sincere....
The renowned marine and battle painter Ivan Konstantinovich Aivazovsky, an Armenian by birth (Ayvazyan), worked most of his life in Russia. His creative heritage is truly enormous, and the popularity of his works is only growing. In his seascapes, the painter managed to recreate the majestic...
The painting is based on a biblical subject, which is very popular among artists of different eras. During the storm, the apostles sailed on a boat, and Christ walked towards them directly on the stormy waves. Only the Apostle Peter dared to go towards Christ and set foot on the moving abyss, as...
After graduating from the St. Petersburg Academy of Arts, Ivan Konstantinovich Aivazovsky left for Italy for an internship. The magnificent nature, the beauty of the coast captivated the painter so much that he will paint Italian landscapes throughout his life....
Ivan Konstantinovich Aivazovsky - an outstanding master of seascape (marina) of the middle - second half of the 19th century. Born near the sea, in Feodosia, the artist throughout his life remained faithful to his favorite element, devoting all his many years of work to it....