Panorama Petersburg "Alexei Zubov
There are works of art that vividly and fully express the social content of the…

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

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reconstructions

“The Adoration of the Magi” by Sandro Botticelli and Leonardo Da Vinci

In March 1481, the monks of the Florentine monastery of San Donato a Scopetto turned to the notary Pietro of Vinci with a request to find an artist who could write an altar picture for the cathedral. Pietro immediately offered the services of his son Leonardo, who recently graduated from Verrocchio. At the same time the contract was concluded, where the working conditions were determined. The artist was given the task of painting a 2.5×2.5 m size in oil on a blackboard in two – two and a half years. Continue reading

Funny facts about the paintings of famous artists
Picture “Boat” upside down - A memorable event happened in December 1961. It overwhelmed the…

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"Saint Sebastian" Titian
The painting “Saint Sebastian” by Titian is considered to be the pearl of the State…

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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…

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