Salvador Dali is the most famous surrealist artist, whom everyone remembers for his fusible, soft watches flowing from branches. His name is mentioned when they start to recall extravagant eccentrics or when a topic pops up about how modern art is incomprehensible to a person, and in his years he was a real cultural phenomenon, a universal favorite, a genius who wiped his feet over the worshiping audience over and over again.
Painting of the great Russian impressionist artist of the XIX century Alexei Kondratievich Savrasov "Countryside" was painted in 1873. The canvas depicts a simple and bewitching Russian land washed by freshly washed rain grass and a blurred road. In the foreground of the picture, the viewer sees only the marshland, while in the distance trees and even a golden wheat field open to him.
Just before the start of the First World War, Russian artist Zinaida Serebryakova was forced to return to her homeland after an Italian trip. Having arrived at a family estate hidden in the Kharkov province, she immediately begins working on the images of working peasants. The writing of numerous sketches and paintings begins.
Sandro Botticelli is a well-known Italian Renaissance painter, who devoted his work mainly to the creation of spiritual and religious paintings. The painting "St. Sebastian", allegedly created in 1473, is one of the best artworks created by the artist.
Any artist has a sketchbook - this is such a folder where sketches, sketches or simply sketches of details for the future canvas are added. Many museums keep such sketches from da Vinci or from Monet. There are such sketches or studies in Levitan. Before us is one of such works, made in pencil on plain paper.
This picture was born thanks to Albert Levine, producer of the film “Dear Friend”. The film required the image of a saint who was constantly subjected to various temptations. Many artists and painters of that time took part in the competition, and the jury included prominent artists and the creative elite.