View of Tiflis from Seyd-Abaz - Ivan Konstantinovich Aivazovsky. 47 x 36 cm The great marine painter in this small picture proved to be a talented landscape painter, able to perfectly transmit not only all the modulations of sea waves, but also create a feeling of air-filled space. This modest-sized canvas depicts a deep panoramic view of Tiflis from the mountains.
St. John the Baptist - Leonardo da Vinci. Wood, oil, 69x57 cm "John the Baptist" - one of the most famous da Vinci masterpieces of his late period of creation. Art historians agree that in this picture the great artist brought the sfumato technique that he discovered to perfection. The figure of John da Vinci placed on a dark dull background to focus the viewer only on the hero, and with the help of sphumato, the master achieved a unique enveloping effect.
Theodor Severin Kittelsen is an artist, book illustrator and graphic artist hailing from Norway. He was especially famed for his drawings depicting representatives of traditional Scandinavian mythology - trolls, as well as landscapes and works based on other myths. The artist came from a large merchant family from the small town of Kragerö.
Peasant Dance - Peter Brueghel the Elder. 114 x 164 cm Peter Brueghel the Elder painting “The Peasant Dance” brilliantly, colorful, dynamically depicted. Her plot is a genre scene. The artist's work is a continuation of the plots of the series about peasants. He loved his people very much and dedicated his best brilliant creations to this topic.
Crying Yaroslavna - Perov. Oil on canvas One of the last works of the great artist bears the stamp of fading talent. However, despite the somewhat inaccurate, down-drawing, deliberate pose, painful pathetics, the painting retained the style and technique of the great painter. The plot of the oldest Russian literary work acquires special significance in the eyes of the artist.
The agony of creativity - Leonid Osipovich Pasternak. 62.5 x 81 cm. This expressive and well-remembered canvas can be considered a self-portrait of the artist. We are not talking about physical similarities, but about the spiritual kinship between the depicted character and the author. The canvas depicts a young man with a fluffy, curly, reddish hair and a small neat beard.