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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Masterpieces of Venetian painting
It is enough to recall the names of Giorgione and Titian, Veronese and Tintoretto, and…

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"Raft" Medusa "" Theodore Gericault
The artist Theodore Gericault, the founder of romanticism in France, became famous for a number…

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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

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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The art of miniature painting.
Miniature - in the visual arts a small picture of a thorough and elegant finish,…

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“Portrait of D. A. Furmanov” by Sergey Malyutin
Sergey Vasilyevich Malyutin is the oldest in terms of age and creative experience of all…

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