St. Petersburg is a brilliant city. The statues carefully preserved in hard times perpetuated people and events important for the city and the country, buildings, squares, alleys along which people who became legends walked. Even the traditions of Peter's times have returned and fill his brainchild with special content.
Millions of tourists from all over the world travel to Paris every day, primarily to see the Louvre. We have already written an article about this museum that you can read here, but now I would like to talk about how to get to the Louvre without a queue! There are always a huge number of people near the museum day and night, the entrance lines can stretch for several kilometers.
Shipwreck - William Turner. 170.5 x 241.5 cm Very few artists, with all the greatness of their talent, could convey the beauty and tragedy of the open spaces. Among such unique creators are Ivan Aivazovsky and William Turner. Amazing in its strength and dramatic embodiment, the painting “Shipwreck” was written by the famous English artist in 1805.
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.
Iceland - Hendrick Averkamp. 25.4 x 37.5 cm The works of the Dutch artist Hendrik Averkamp are very original, original and entertaining. Dumb from Kampen, his contemporaries called him, but despite the fact that he was deaf and dumb, his works are vivid and eloquent. In 1620 he painted the painting “Ice Land”, the plot almost did not differ from previous works.
The Great Fjord is Eilert Adelsten Norman. From geography it is known that the Sogne Fjord is one of the largest fjords in the world, but it is also the most picturesque. He often spends summer days in his Norwegian villa, built near this magnificent place, and his collection is replenished daily with more and more new landscapes.