This is one of the many portraits of King Philip IV painted by Diego Velazquez. This painting was created by the artist after returning from Italy, where he studied the canvases of famous painters. By the time of painting, Velazquez had been working as a court painter for several years. Philip IV was an admirer of his talent.
The Ukrainian painter, very enthusiastically depicted exactly Ukrainian culture, its customs, traditions and way of life, thus, before our eyes appears his next picture, called "Matchmakers". It must be said that on the part of ethnographic accuracy, the Ukrainian rite depicted in the picture was performed in the best possible way.
This is a painting by the famous artist-impressionist, landscape painter Claude Monet. He is often called the founder of impressionism. The paintings are notable for their amazing ease of brush strokes, airiness, color saturation. Antibes is an amazingly picturesque resort town in Italy, located on the cape of the Bay of Angels, between Nice and Cannes.
In 1608, the artist Caravaggio, while in Messina, makes acquaintance with a noble merchant. A wealthy merchant orders him a picture on a free topic. The painter chose the biblical story of the resurrection of Lazarus for the canvas. A dark cave, several men hold the body, which had been lying in the coffin for four days earlier.
German artist Gustav Klimt was the creator of art nouveau works. The roots come from the Vienna Secession group, created by the artist himself. The group was engaged in the publication of works by young painters who painted in unusual styles. The breadth of genres was the main direction in the work of the Vienna Secession.
Ivan Bilibin was able to turn book illustrations into real art, confirmation of which was one of his works. The painting entitled "Feast at Prince Gwidon" is known to everyone since childhood. Getting acquainted with the work of Alexander Sergeyevich Pushkin, young inquisitive minds had the opportunity to get closer to the work of another brilliant master.