A very old painting by the Italian artist Sandro Botticelli “Abandoned” is the fruit of the last days of his work. The joy set forth in the work “Spring”, which personified all possible positive emotions of a person. The sorrow that Sandro displayed in “Abandoned”. One can only guess what a difficult path the author has traveled in this period of time.
The plot is taken by the artist from the famous tragedy of the ancient Greek writer Euripides "Medea." The image of Medea is known to us even from ancient Greek myths and legends. The passionate and strong-willed queen Medea was the keeper of the Golden Fleece, a symbol of luxury and power. Iason, attracted by a passionate desire to get the Golden Fleece, went with the Argonauts on a long and difficult journey.
David is the founder of French neoclassicism, artistically rethinking the standards of classicism and updating them in accordance with the era. A fiery revolutionary, a supporter of the French Revolution, devoted to Napoleon and who believed that he was able to give the world what he needed so much. "Napoleon at the St. Bernard Pass" - a complete production picture.
That's about whom one can say for sure that the author is a gloomy pessimist who does not allow bright moments in life. Alas, it seems that way. Whatever canvas they wrote - it is still gloomy, some dirty - gray. Maybe this is how he tried to influence those who saw these canvases.
In the history of art there are not many sculptures that instantly gained popularity. The widely revered statue of Venus de Milo is one of them. Venus in ancient Roman mythology was originally the goddess of spring and flowering; belonged to the oldest Italian deities. Venus later began to be revered as the goddess of love and beauty, which was captured by the Greek sculptor Agessander in the 4th century BC.
Z.E. A popular work is the painting "House of Cards", which was painted in 1919. In a general way, the picture is a group of children who are passionate about building a house from a deck of cards. Admit that you did this in childhood? Yes, because this is a fascinating and interesting occupation. In this work, the artist wanted to convey all the charm and intrigue of childhood, when the children begin to try something on their own, learn something from peers.