Gypsy - Nikolai Aleksandrovich Yaroshenko. 83 x 65 cmPicture of Nikolai Aleksandrovich Yaroshenko “Gypsy” depicts a mobile, full of emotions young gypsy with an impenetrable, but lively face. The author is characterized by single-figure sketches: this category includes works such as “Stoker”, “Female student”. But you should remember that the painter painted only those faces that interested him from a spiritual point of view: they had to express some uniqueness, paradoxically combined with universality.
Russia has given the world many talented painters, but no one can compare with the ability to depict battle scenes and realistically convey the spirit of battle or its consequences, Vasily Vasilyevich Vereshchagin. He was born in 1842 in Cherepovets in the family of a local leader of the nobility. All the children in the family became military, including Vasily, who graduated from the naval cadet corps and served in the specialty for some time.
In Wolfsburg, Lower Saxony, Germany, there is the AutoMuseum Volkswagen - a museum created specifically to cover the history of the creation and development of the most popular Volkswagen cars. The museum was opened on 04/25/1985. It is located in the buildings of the former textile factory and is located very close to the production buildings of the Volkswagen company.
Portrait of Madame Recamier - Jacques Louis David. Oil on Canvas, 174x215; 244 cm The portrait of Madame Recamier is proclaimed an exceptional case, almost the only example of the Empire style in easel painting. Madame Julie Recamier was the mistress of one of the most brilliant Parisian salons. She wished to order a portrait from David.
Herminia among the shepherds - Karl Pavlovich Bryullov. Oil on canvas, 98 x 137.5. One of Bryullov’s most remarkable works on a religious subject is the painting “Herminia among the Shepherds”. The painting was inspired by the poem “Liberated Jerusalem” by the Italian poet Torquato Tasso (16th century). A rural secluded life away from shocks as a plot for the canvas was very popular among artists, especially in the Baroque era.
This young, but refined and very creative museum is located next to the royal palace in the heart of the Norwegian capital. It took the Norwegians a hundred years to open the memorial house-museum of their most famous writer. The state, of course, helped with the restoration of the building, funds for the redemption of some exhibits, but the Norwegians themselves became the main creators of the museum.