A brief history of the landscape in painting
The first drawings that were made by man have been known since primitive times, and…

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V. Surikov. "Boyary Morozov."
Vasily Ivanovich Surikov is a great Russian historical painter, but all he has to say…

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Syrian landscapes
Most of the landscape compositions by Syrian artists are devoted to old Damascus and the…

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The art of miniature painting.

Miniature – in the visual arts a small picture of a thorough and elegant finish, with a subtle overlay of colors. Miniatures on paper, on porcelain, on bone, stone, wood, metal, watercolor miniatures, sculptural and graphic, carved, relief works of small forms. A special type of miniature is painting with varnish, oil or tempera on the surface of small lacquerware. In the art of miniatures there are various schools and directions. Continue reading

How miniatures were created on enamel in the 17-18 centuries. Enamel.

What is a miniature on enamel, or enamel? How did these charming little images appear and spread in Russia, most often portraits that conveyed to us the breath of their time? How were miniatures created, usually not exceeding 3-6 centimeters in diameter and preserving for centuries the pristine brightness and transparency of colors, the durability of a shiny surface, the beauty of the color range? Continue reading

Nikolai Chernyshev and the Makovets Society
According to the artist’s testimony, the creation of the Makovets society in Moscow in 1921…

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The greatest museums of the world
1. Parisian Louvre Without a doubt, the most famous museum in the world, the Louvre…

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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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