The most famous art galleries in the world
The National Art Gallery in London contains a unique collection of collections of English and…

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"Horsewoman" by Karl Bryullov
Russian painter Karl Bryullov painted a portrait in real size, depicting a girl on a…

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ALEXEY ISUPOV. RUSSIA-ITALY.
Alexey Vladimirovich was born on March 10 (22), 1889 in Vyatka into the family of…

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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

Panorama Petersburg “Alexei Zubov

There are works of art that vividly and fully express the social content of the historical period in the life of the country. They are rare, but precisely because they rise in a series of phenomena of artistic culture. One of them is the engraving “Panorama of Petersburg” (1716) by Aleksey Fedorovich Zubov, expressing the spirit of Peter’s transformations. Continue reading

Interesting facts about painting and artists
[caption id="attachment_55" align="alignleft" width="232"] http://vangogh-vincent.ru[/caption] Different types of oils are used as a base for…

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What begins painting?
Teaching painting begins with the education of the ability to see. But isn't everyone seeing…

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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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