Petrovskaya engraving.
Peter's engraving is an original and original phenomenon in the history of Russian visual art.…

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40 interesting facts from the lives of great artists
Salvador Dali believed that he was the reincarnation of his deceased brother. In each of…

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Panorama Petersburg "Alexei Zubov
There are works of art that vividly and fully express the social content of the…

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“Portrait of Peter I” by Mikhail Lomonosov

In one of the Hermitage halls, mosaic works created by the great Russian scientist and his students are exhibited. Among these works, the portrait of Peter I stands out – a convincing confirmation of Lomonosov’s outstanding artistic talent. He began working as a mosaic technologist after his acquaintance in 1746-1750 with the mosaic works brought from Italy called “The Weeping Apostle Peter” and “The Portrait of the Empress Elizabeth Petrovna”. They were recruited in Rome in the Vatican mosaic workshop. Continue reading

P.M. Tretyakov and his portrait gallery
Conceived as a “gallery in a gallery”, the portrait gallery of Pavel Mikhailovich Tretyakov (1832–1898)…

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Landscapes Shishkin I. I. Russian forest in the paintings of the famous artist.
On January 13 (25), 1832, the future outstanding Russian landscape painter, painter, draftsman and aqua-formatist…

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"The Adoration of the Magi" by Sandro Botticelli and Leonardo Da Vinci
In March 1481, the monks of the Florentine monastery of San Donato a Scopetto turned…

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