Self portrait - Pablo Picasso. 81x60 Over thirty times the great artist painted his own portraits. If you wish, something common can be found in each of them, but if there were no pictures of the master, we would not have known how he really looked. Every painting for the artist is not only a reproduction of the world, but also an introduction to this the world of oneself.
New owners. Tea Party - Nikolai Petrovich Bogdanov-BelskyNikolay Petrovich Bogdanov-Belsky came out of a poor family, but was able to achieve extraordinary heights in creativity, to a famous painter who painted with the same inspiration - both portraits of emperors and the faces of peasant children. He understood and loved the village, rural children , Russian endless fields and green forests.
Madonna and Child with Two Angels - Sandro Botticelli. Tempera on the panel 100 x 71 cm Art historians like to compare this picture with the works of other Renaissance masters, and especially with the works of Filippo Lippi. This artist was one of Botticelli's teachers and it is not surprising that he adopted some style from his mentor.
Adoration of the Magi - Diego Velazquez. 204 x 126.5 cm The plot of this picture has been used in painting repeatedly, probably there is not a single artist of that time who would not use Bible motifs in his work. “Adoration of the Magi” is one of the most popular biblical stories, which has been interpreted in many different ways.
In winter - Konstantin Korovin. 37.2 x 52.5 cm Konstantin Korovin - one of the founders of Russian impressionism. Falling in love with this style while traveling to Paris, he brought into it a lot of new, Russian, original, his own. Admired by Claude Monet, was a bright follower of I.I. Levitan and M.V. Nesterova.
Diego de Covarrubias - Alonso Sanchez Coelho. 1574. Diego de Covarrubias i Leyva - Spanish theologian, economist and preacher, who left a significant mark in history. But his ceremonial portrait by Sanchez Coelho is also worthy of a separate story. Externally, this is a typical ceremonial portrait, very characteristic of Spain of that time period.