This painting is one of the most expensive paintings in the world, which were sold in the XX-XXI centuries. The work was sold for fifty-five million dollars in two thousand and five. The presence of decorative in color, as well as plane and monumental in composition tones are very close to the popular at that time style called "modern" and played a special role for most of the artists of the group Nabis ”and other cultural figures of the early twentieth century.
The artist Viktor Vasnetsov created many frescoes of religious subjects. To decorate the St. George Cathedral, Vasnetsov in 1896-1904 painted the fresco "The Last Judgment", the first variation of which was painted by him in 1885-1896 for the St. Vladimir Cathedral in Kiev. We will talk more about the first and original versions of the author, although the plot of all three options is unchanged.
The canvas of absolute rest. Perhaps this is exactly what this work could be called right away. Two women settled on mountain grass and are talking peacefully. One lady practically lies on her side, and the second only crouched on her side. This allows them to talk to each other about something more intimate. Although you can fantasize here in different ways.
Truly a masterpiece of world painting, the most popular work of Karl, which scattered all over the world with simply millions of copies of reproductions, all kinds of stripes of illustrations, etc. It is worth thinking about where such a huge popularity of this canvas comes from. In this picture, everything is obvious. Starting with the fact that the artist is quite sincere, as if he had betrayed all the sides and feelings of this picture live, you can’t always use words or live to repeat everything that the greatest artist presented to us his canvas.
“The Madonna with the Book” is one of the most famous creations of Sandro Botticelli, a contemporary of Leonardo da Vinci and Rafael Santi, who has remained on the same level for centuries. Throughout his career, Botticelli created various images of the Madonnas. The paintings were attended by people and angels, a different background and general atmosphere.
Roerich was a very versatile person - an artist, writer, traveler, archaeologist, he lived a long life and painted about 7000 paintings, many of which are famous and kept in museums. “Zvenigorod” is a painting closely related to his life and his belief in that that Altai is the best place for man, high and clean, and that it is there that you can live a real life and build a utopian city.