Native American Widow - Joseph Wright. 101.6 x 127 cm Unbending character, fortitude, masculinity, patience, unlimited fidelity ... and all this is about a woman. "Native American Widow" - a picture of the English painter Joseph Wright is dedicated specifically to a woman who lost her husband in battle. What does she do, lonely and tired, under a dry broken tree, looking upward with her broken frame?
Family section - Vasily Maksimovich Maksimov. 148 x 106 cm Vasily Maksimovich Maximov is a well-known Russian artist, a Wanderer, a realist who devoted his whole life to the peasant genre. From childhood, he was familiar with their way of life, ceremonies and way of life. The picture "Family Section" very realistically shows the difficult moment of the division of not only property, but also family.
Zakharka - Alexey Gavrilovich Venetsianov. 39.8 x 30.7 cmA. Alexey Gavrilovich opened an art school in his village for talented peasant children. He even bought some from other landowners. The sketch “Zaharka”, now stored in the Tretyakov Gallery, perfectly shows the strength of the artist’s talent and his expressive gift.
The museum of physical experiments by Tom Tit in Stockholm can be called a cognitive and accessible scientific encyclopedia. The location of this “scientific miracle” is a suburb of the capital of Sweden called Sodertalje. In half an hour you can get there by car or electric train. At the entrance to the museum, all visitors are given a special catalog, where all the experiments are described in English.
On a hot day - Vladimir Yegorovich Makovsky. Oil on wood, 24 x 32 cm. V. “On a hot day” also belongs to such works. This small canvas depicts a noble family who came from a dusty city to a summer cottage. At sultry noon, they went to the river, hoping to hide from the sun under the crowns of trees and pass the time before dinner.
Portrait of Fedor Artemievich Borovsky - Borovikovsky Vladimir Lukich. 80.5 x 62 cm Vladimir Lukich Borovikovsky painted a number of portraits of statesmen, emperors, influential people and, of course, the military, who were many at that difficult time. Male portraits of Borovikovsky, in contrast to the tender and sentimental women, show the significance, status and position of a person in society.