Policy for art
Jewelry, an icon, a favorite picture, an engraving and a clock of grandfather - these…

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Yuon Konstantin Fedorovich - artist, decorator
Konstantin Fedorovich Yuon - a representative of the older generation of Soviet painters. His creative…

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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…

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“Horsewoman” by Karl Bryullov

Russian painter Karl Bryullov painted a portrait in real size, depicting a girl on a horse and a girl who looks at her. How many remember, we still have not seen a horse portrait, conceived and performed with such art … This portrait shows us a painter who speaks at once, and more importantly, a brilliant painter. ”
Such and other, not less flattering, reviews appeared in the Italian newspapers in 1832. The interest and admiration of art lovers was caused by the painting “The Horsewoman. Portrait of Amatsilii and Dzhovanina Pacini, pupils of the Countess Yu.P. Samoilova ”. Continue reading

Vasily Polenov: “I love the Gospel narration immensely …”

Creating a cycle of paintings “From the Life of Christ” Polenov considered “the main work of his life.” This circumstance in itself prompted researchers to pay special attention to evangelical themes in the work of the artist. However, this series in its integrity is known only from reproductions in Polenov’s published album “From the Life of Christ”, which became a bibliographic rarity immediately after its appearance. Continue reading

Evgeny Pasternak

In 1901, the Luxembourg Museum in Paris ordered the five most famous artists, among whom was Pasternak, to paint one painting from Russian life. Pasternak wrote the famous pastel “Tolstoy with his family” in the evening light. Grand Duke George Mikhailovich, seeing it at the exhibition “World of Art”, decided to purchase it for the Museum of Alexander III (now the Russian Museum in St. Petersburg). Continue reading

Evgeny Pasternak
In 1901, the Luxembourg Museum in Paris ordered the five most famous artists, among whom…

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The Unknown by Ivan Kramskoy
At the end of the 1860s, at the time of the founding of the Association…

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George Nyssky. Laconic and poetic landscapes of the 20th century.
Planes fly over the fields. The locomotives run along the paths. Ships and yachts cut…

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