Sunlight in the park - Arkhip Ivanovich Kuindzhi. 53.2 x 39.3 cm The author’s ability to transmit the smallest details of lighting has only developed over the years. The painter's sympathy for impressionism was manifested in his love of light. The painstaking writing out of the visible in reality was not his approach. Kuindzhi, like the impressionists, knew that much of what we see with our own eyes is due to the peculiarities of lighting.
Wounded cuirassier - Theodore Gericault. 294 x 358 cm Revolutionary romance in France in the early 19th century quickly gave way to the predation of Napoleonic conquests. And after the defeat of Napoleon, when the Bourbons returned to the throne, the French experienced something similar to nostalgia for those good times when the words freedom, equality, fraternity had not yet turned into an empty sound, masking the whistle of guillotines in the squares of Paris.
Christ in the Sea of Galilee - Eugene Delacroix. 73.3 x 9.8 cmPicture Christ on the Sea of Galilee by the painter-romantic Eugene Delacroix is dedicated to the plot described in the three Gospels of the New Testament. Sailing along the sea, Jesus with his disciples demonstrates the power of the Christian faith, causing a storm and a gale.
The demon defeated is Mikhail Vrubel. 139x387The Vrubel demiad is an exceptional phenomenon in art. Some tend to see in this interest the irreversible onset of mental illness that hit the author at the end of his life. But the majority is inclined to believe that the author was not interested in Evil itself, but in the unbridled pursuit of freedom and the defense of her convictions.
Persistence of memory - Salvador Dali. 24x33cm All Dali's work is paradoxical and difficult to logical analysis. The whole direction of surrealism is a challenge to the logic and natural order of things. This work has attracted the close attention of critics. No other picture has survived so many attempts to explain the image and analyze the content.
Transnonen Street April 15, 1834 - Honore Daumier. Lithography. The lithography "Transnonen Street April 15, 1834" is dedicated to the terrible tragedy that erupted in Paris. Ironically, Daumier himself was an accidental witness of the grave consequences (removal of bodies), which led to the creation of this lithograph, as a response, a protest to the injustice of the authorities.