Adoration of the Magi - Masaccio. 21 x 61 cm. This picture is part of the Pisa polyptych, which refers to the so-called predelle - the lower row of images located under the main compositional parts. The Leaning Polyptych is the only work of the artist that has an accurate dating, since official documents about the time of its creation have been preserved.
Hercules, aka Heracles, as you know, performed a dozen exploits at the request of King Eurystheus. The cruel treacherous king, who sent all the strangers to be eaten by his black beauties, tried to return his property and entered into battle with the ancient hero. Heracles defeated the battle, who fed the corpse of Diomedes to his horses.
Everything is moving, everything is moving forward. With the development of scientific and technological progress in our world there is a huge number of all kinds of wonderful changes that shock society. Progress has come to art. Today we will talk about virtual museums of the world. What is a virtual museum? The name is very interesting, but not very clear.
Breakfast - Francois Boucher. 66 x 82 cm In the 1730s, the artist of the Rococo era, Francois Boucher, was fond of a changeable fate. In addition, in 1733, Boucher successfully married the lovely seventeen-year-old Marie-Jeanne Buzot, who became the artist a faithful muse and companion. The picture “Breakfast” created in 1739 is an ode to prosperity and quiet family happiness.
If we say that Rome is beautiful at any time of the year, it means a little soul twist. On the other hand, all the sights are in place all year round, and frost and snow are here as often as the heat in the Far North. December is attractive because in all stores the time for sales and discounts begins, the young wine matures, and the pasta and pizza deliver true pleasure, because it’s not hot.
Landscape with the Satyr family - Albrecht Altdorfer. 23 x 20 cmGerman artist and master of engraving at the turn of the 15th-16th centuries The presented panel is a completely different plot layer, which is very popular among the masters of that time (both in painting and in literature): the lives of people and half-humans, half-animals against the backdrop of a natural landscape.