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

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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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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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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

Petrovskaya engraving.

Peter’s engraving is an original and original phenomenon in the history of Russian visual art. Its cognitive value is combined with significant artistic merit, and the traditions of Russian art are organically intertwined in it with the achievements of Western European engraving.
Among the Russian engravers of the XVIII century, the leading role belongs to the master Alexei Fyodorovich Zubov. Continue reading

Nikolai Tomsky. Soviet sculpture.
People's Artist of the USSR Nikolai Vasilyevich Tomsky is one of the outstanding masters of…

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“Denial of confession” by Ilya Repin
Repin wrote people turned into cattle, barge haulers pulling barges along the river. Dared to…

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“An artist with brilliant talent and good means ...”
The exact date of the appearance of F. Moller in the class of historical painting…

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