High in the mountains - Hans Dahl. 100.4 x 71.1 cm. This painting belongs to the brush of the son of the famous Norwegian artist Hans Dahl, Hans Andreas. The creative techniques and plots of the paintings of father and son are very similar, but the son still has a more impressionistic style of writing and a special gift to convey space exclusively of depth.
The Last Judgment - Jerome Bosch. 163.7 x 247 cmThe Last Judgment theme is a widespread motive in art, but before Bosch and after it no one was able to depict the reckoning of humanity for sins in such a phantasmagoric and extraordinary way. If the modern man is impressed by the paintings of Bosch, then what about his contemporaries.
Laughter - Ivan Nikolaevich Kramskoy. 373 x 501 cmK the figure of Christ, Ivan Kramskoy addressed more than once. His most famous canvas on a religious theme is “Christ in the Desert.” It would seem that such a profound work conveys all the philosophical thoughts of its author, but the painter was not enough. His letter has been preserved to the artist Fedorov Vasiliev, where he mentions the need to write more of Jesus, and not even him, but the crowd laughing at their full strength, using the forces of "their huge animals of the lungs."
Self Portrait with Isabella Brant - Peter Paul Rubens. 178x215; 136.5 cm 1609 was a very successful year for the painter - his fate brings him to the secretary of the court of the city Jan Brant. Brant had a young eighteen-year-old daughter, Isabella, who simply captivated thirty-year-old Rubens. In just a few months, they will enter into a legal marriage based on a tender mutual feeling.
The prayer for salvation is Juan de Juanes. 1562This picture - a complex multi-figure composition of religious content - can tell a lot about the artist’s work and skill. Not lingering on the description of the sad funeral plot, it is worth paying special attention to the picturesque and emotional virtues of the picture.
Giverny haystack - Claude Monet. 81x61 cmStacks in painting appeared from the time of the advent of impressionism. Such rural plots at first discouraged the aristocratic public, but Millet, Gauguin, Van Gogh, Pissarro and other masters more than once resorted to this topic. Monet, as an innovative artist, brought his elements to this story - seriality and a special vision of the world.