Portrait of the historian Klyuchevsky V.O. Paper, pastel (for other attributes - canvas, tempera, gouache) .111 x 92 cm. A bright and expressive picture depicts a famous scientist during a lecture or meeting. He is no longer young and is bleached with gray hair, which contrasts sharply with his long black frock coat. The historian is depicted in profile, tiredly resting with one hand on the pulpit, and the other holding on to the lower back.
Burning darkness - Nikolai Konstantinovich Roerich. 88.5 x 117.0 cm The picture, executed in the manner typical of Roerich, is a mountain landscape with a group of people in long robes. It might seem that this area is fantastic, fictional, but there is evidence that the image accurately reproduces the shape of a glacier near Jomolungma.
Pan - Mikhail Vrubel. 124х106 Among the pictures of the fairy-tale cycle, the researchers give this palm to primacy. The classic story from ancient mythology, inspired by the master's novel by Anatole France, sounds completely in the Russian manner. This master draws the attention of the public very persistently.
According to the tradition that developed at the dawn of European civilization, it was the Norwegians who were those brave travelers who could not sit still. The tradition of discovering new lands has survived to our time. Who does not know Thor Heyerdahl, whose turbulent nature led to numerous discoveries and impressive expeditions.
Creation of Adam - Michelangelo Buonarroti. 280x570 The greatest miracle appears before the audience in all its splendor. The mystery, which does not cease to excite the human imagination, is interpreted by the great master in a very logical and harmonious way. The Creator flies in a never-ending space surrounded by helper angels.
Peasant children in the field - Alexey Gavrilovich Venetsianov. 38.5 x 30 cmThe Venetian is known for his paintings depicting peasant life. His childhood images are especially interesting. The author writes children with special love and awe. This painting also belongs to such works. The canvas depicts a simple Russian landscape: a field with grazing cattle; a forest is visible in the distance; a clear, clear sky occupies a third of the space.