Turkish woman - Karl Pavlovich Bryullov. 66.2 x 79.8Picture "Turchanka" was created in 1837-1839, and was inspired by a trip to the Ionian Islands, which was organized by Count Orlov-Davydov, a famous philanthropist and writer. The program of such an art expedition was rich - from admiring the beauties of Greece before the "conquest" of all of Asia Minor, but already in Athens, Bryullov fell ill and was forced to return to Petersburg.
Lictors bring to Brutus the bodies of their sons - Jacques Louis David. 323 x 422 cm The story of Lucius Junius Brutus is full of tragedy, based on the formation of state interests to the detriment of personal feelings. The founder of the Roman Republic, Brutus, executed his two sons for a monarchical conspiracy. The moment when dead sons are brought to the father and was captured by the brilliant artist Jacques Louis David.
Calm - Ivan Konstantinovich Aivazovsky. 216 x 345 cm Stormy or calm, in the sunset or in the moonlight, always changing, but always beautiful, the sea fascinates us with its beauty and power. Many artists painted seascapes, but the most talented of them was and remains Ivan Konstantinovich Aivazovsky, who magnificently and very realistically conveys the power and beauty of the water element.
Open window in Collioure - Matisse. 46 x 55 cm An open window, exactly like a door, is Matisse’s frequent technique to help him build his canvas composition. “Window in Collioure” is the first work of this kind of construction. Bright colors, lack of halftones and smooth transitions, deliberately careless technique - all this is designed to demonstrate the beauty of the Mediterranean.
The Museum of Art History is located in the heart of the beautiful capital of Austria on Maria Teresa Square, and is one of the architectural elements of the ensemble Maria Theresien-Platz, which also includes the Museum of Natural History, a wonderful park and a monument to the Empress. The authorship of this amazing project belongs to architect Semper.
Beating the Babies - Peter Brueghel the Elder. 109.2 x 158.1 cm The famous art masterpiece “Beating the Babies” was created by Peter Brueghel the Elder from 1565-1567. Its plot is a genre scene. Peter Bruegel wrote it in Brussels. In those years, outrage and arbitrariness reigned on the side of the Spanish army on Dutch soil.