Around 1630, one of his famous masterpieces, The Resurrection of Lazarus, came out from under the brush of the unsurpassed master of painting Harmenszoon Van Rijn Rembrandt. The painting was painted in oil on wood. The canvas, which Rembrandt created in the midst of the Renaissance, is the pearl of world painting. At the moment, it is the property of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art.
The famous painter of the nineteenth century, the founder of critical realism, Pavel Andreyevich Fedotov was fond of drawing from early childhood, but did not consider his hobby as a talent, he did not see himself as an artist. He served, like many nobles, in St. Petersburg, except for drawing, was fond of other forms of art - he played excellent guitar, performed romances.
While in the south of France, in Arles, Gauguin created several worthwhile works. He came here after an invitation from Van Gogh. This creative duet of famous artists presented the world with similar paintings. The paintings depicted the station cafe in Arles. Gauguin wrote his "Night Cafe in Arles" without losing its artistic identity.
Venus is the goddess of beauty and youth. Theodosius Shchedrin created this sculpture, intending to convey his idea of female beauty. A woman, presented in the form of a sculpture, amazes the viewer with the smoothness and accuracy of her forms. The construction of her figure is characterized by softness and undulation, and the pose in which she stands is associated with calm and leisurely.
At the end of the nineteenth and first half of the twentieth century, during a period of significant changes in Russian cultural life, many artists sought inspiration for their work in the origins of the Russian people, turning to the motives of Ancient and Medieval Russia. Those were Boris Kustodiev, the Vasnetsov brothers and a number of other prominent artists.
The fresco Fire in Borgo tells of events taking place in one of the central regions of Rome. According to legend, a fire broke out near the palace of the Pope, which died down only after the appearance of Pope Leo IV. Appearing on the balcony, the pope stopped the fire with a cross sign aimed at the crowd and the flame that framed the whole quarter of Rome.