An evening in the steppe - Pavel Varfolomeevich Kuznetsov. 96,7x105,1One of the leading masters of the Blue Rose, P. Kuznetsov (1878-1968) traveled to Central Asia in 1912-1913, bringing back from the trip memories of the life of the eastern peoples and work that captured a lot of what he saw. In the picture “An Evening in the Steppe,” the artist depicted a scene from the life of Kyrgyz nomads.
In the XVII century. the art collections of Cardinals Richelieu and Mazarin were famous - they are probably familiar to many not only from history books, but also from the “musketeer” novels of Alexander Dumas. The richest collections of all these eminent collectors consisted of paintings, sculptures, porcelain, bronze, watches, carpets, expensive ceremonial armor, which were often true works of art.
The Dinosaur Museum in Moscow is one of the largest natural history museums in the world. The history of this museum dates back to the time of the Kunstkamera, where unusual finds were collected, including the remains of dinosaurs. Nowadays, the dinosaur museum in Moscow occupies a vast territory - 5 thousand square meters.
Autumn cannibalism - Salvador Dali. 65x65.2 Mutual absorption, eating, destruction - this is the plot of this work. The process is devoid of wildness, everything happens very culturally, with the help of cutlery. Nearby is half peeled pear, candied nuts. Tensions are created by pieces of meat, a ruthlessly nailed piece of flesh.
Study of the model - Jean-Louis Andre Theodore Gericault. 64x53Theodore Gericault (1791-1824), while retaining the inherent attraction to classicism for the ideal generalization and heroization of the image, was the first in French painting to express the romanticism of a rebellious personality deeply in conflict with the world.
St. 1502 Carpaccio painted in 1502. The painting depicts an episode in which a lion wandered into the monastery of St. Jerome is lame because of a splinter in his paw, - Carpaccio shows a lion standing on three legs and with a muzzle distorted from pain. The monks fled in panic, but Jerome affectionately received the beast, healed him and tamed him to do useful work.