The talents of Feshin Nikolai Ivanovich are versatile and numerous, he is a painter, sculptor, woodcarver, master of decorative and applied art, photographer, teacher. Feshin was born in Kazan in 1881 in the family of a craftsman - carver of iconostases. Despite the pain, Nikolai showed the ability to draw and was given by his father to a local art school.
Crucifixion of St. Peter - Michelangelo Buonarroti. 625 x 662 cmFresco with a dramatic, religious plot that tells about the execution of St. Peter - this is one of the last works of Michelangelo. Ordered a fresco by Pope Paul III for the Apostolic Palace in the Vatican (Chapel of Paolina). The work lasted about 4 years. Today we admire the many works of the Great Renaissance master, whose contemporaries nicknamed the Divine - this is the painting of the Sistine Chapel, and the graceful David, and the dramatic Pieta, but many researchers consider the Crucifixion of St. Peter to be the peak of the work of the painter and sculptor, so perfect its composition and expressive performance.
Peter the Great, thinking about the construction of St. Petersburg - Alexander N. Benois. In the history of Russian culture of the late 19th century and the beginning of the 20th, Alexander Nikolayevich Benois takes a special place, he is a rare phenomenon that incorporates all the diversity of creative activity. Art critic, writer, illustrator, art critic.
Mouse hole. November 11, 1947 - Ben Nicholson. An interesting avant-garde artist Ben Nicholson wrote an interesting artwork. This is the name of the village and fishing port in Cornwall. In the work, geometric shapes are clearly visible in classical abstraction. He expressed artistic thought in an unusual and peculiar way.
The tree of life is Gustav Klimt. 102 x 138.8 “The Tree of Life” - the central part of the panel-triptych, written to decorate the dining room in the Stockle Palace in Brussels. Unlike two lateral parts, the center is devoid of large figures, here only a dark bird attracts attention. The painting was made in the patchwork style characteristic of the artist, with a predominance of bright cheerful gold color.
The biography of the painter Bogdanov-Belsky is very interesting: from birth in a remote poor village to an outstanding master with great creative heritage. Nikolai Petrovich was born in Smolensk province (now it is the Tver region), in the village of Shitiki in December 1868. Nothing is known about the father, and the mother was hired by the laborer to the local landowners.