Family of comedians - Pablo Picasso. 212.8x229.6 “The Family of Comedians” belongs to the so-called pink period of Picasso's work, which replaced the sad “blue period”. The artist became interested in images from the world of theater and the circus, pink-golden, reddish and pink-gray tones appeared in his palette, and the characters of the paintings were vagrant artists - clowns, dancers, jugglers and acrobats from the Medrano circus, where the painter often visited and painted his friends .
Portrait of Dona Teresa Louise de Sured - Francisco José de Goya y Lucientes. 119.7x79.4Great Spanish painter Goya is one of the best authors of female portraits. Teresa Louise de Sureda was the wife of a close friend of Goya Bartolome Sureda (whose portrait is also in the collection) - a painter and lithographer, director of the Royal Porcelain Factory in Madrid, who began to produce Sevres porcelain.
The woman in the window (Treasury) - Vasily Andreyevich Tropinin. 87.5x68 Vasily Andreyevich Tropinin (1776-1857) is considered to be the founder of the Moscow school of painting. In his work, he brings a strong personal beginning to the traditions of the art of the era (the general parade of the image of the model). The circle of his plots and models is partly explained by his origin (he was a native of serfs).
Ivan Shishkin was born on January 25, 1832 in Yelabuga (Vyatka province, now Tatarstan). His father was a merchant of the second guild - Ivan Vasilievich Shishkin. Even in childhood, Shishkin was an outstanding person. His honesty has always been incorruptible, thanks to which he became relatively young as the mayor in Elabuga and stayed in this position for 8 years.
Cavalier Rump and his lover - Frans Hals. 105.4 x 79.4 The painting of Frans Hals seems to be saturated with the juices of modern Holland, a young burgher republic. People in the artist’s paintings are full of vital energy. The military man depicted on the canvas is resting after the labors of service. Everything is fine with the cheerful and hoppy gentleman Ramp: standing on the doorstep of a zucchini, with one hand he raises a goblet of wine, and the other strokes a faithful dog, a girlfriend clung to the shoulder of a happy reveler.
Madonna of Port Lligat - Salvador Dali. 1949.1950 Madonna of Port Lligat, Salvador Dali, 1949 Madonna of Port Lligat, Salvador Dali, 1950 The war completely turned the mind of the atheist Dali. So in the works mysticism and Christian motives began to combine in a bizarre manner. The painter created two versions of the painting “Port Lligat Madonna” (1949, Market University, Milwaukee; 1950, a collection of Minami Group, Tokyo).