Drawings of mentally ill people
Adolf Wölfli Ring of the snake of St. Adolf, in the Indian Ocean.
Jean Dubuffet and his collection of Drawings of mentally ill people In the late 1940s, the unthinkable happened. The artist and sculptor from France Jean Philippe Arthur Dubuffet,
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Portrait of Leo Nikolaevich Tolstoy
Ivan Kramskoy, painting Portrait of Leo Nikolaevich Tolstoy, 1873.
“Portrait of Leo Nikolaevich Tolstoy” are two paintings simultaneously painted by Ivan Nikolaevich Kramskoi in 1873. On each of them the writer is depicted sitting at ease in
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Unsuccessful works of artists
Edvard Munch, Angry Dog.
Sometimes geniuses make mistakes. A talented sculptor may end up with an unsightly statue, but a great landscape painter will miss the mark with proportions. Things happen. But
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Executions in painting: execution art
Paul Delaroche. Execution of Lady Jane Grey.
At all times, painters have been attracted to subjects associated with extreme situations and vivid emotional disturbances, capable of emphasizing both the highest and lowest manifestations of human
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The first Christmas cards
Christmas card Merry Return Christmas Comes But Once a Year, circa 1850, from the collection of the Victoria and Albert Museum.
In 1843, Henry Cole, inspired by the then widespread “universal” cards (in which the sender could include the recipient’s name, event, greeting and signature), commissioned artist John Calcott
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Painting Dido Founder of Carthage by William Turner
William Turner. Dido, Founder of Carthage, 1815
The painting “Dido Founder of Carthage” by William Turner was created by the artist based on the “Aeneid” – the famous work of the Roman poet Virgil. Majestic
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Painting Pine Tree at Saint Tropez by Paul Signac
Paul Signac. Painting “Pine Berto. Saint Tropez, 1909.
Pine Tree at Saint Tropez by Paul Signac – perception of the surrounding world through the bright colors of pointillism “Pine Berto. Saint-Tropez” – a painting by Paul
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Portrait of Grand Duchess Elena Pavlovna with her daughter Maria
Painting “Portrait of Grand Duchess Elena Pavlovna with her daughter Maria”, 1830.
Portrait of Grand Duchess Elena Pavlovna with her daughter Maria by Karl Pavlovich Bryullov is a skillfully executed commission from a young painter Portrait of Grand Duchess Elena
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Painting Conquest of Siberia by Ermak Timofeevich
Vasily Surikov. Painting “Conquest of Siberia by Ermak Timofeevich”, 1895.
Painting Conquest of Siberia by Ermak Timofeevich by Vasily Surikov is a dramatic battle reflected by the author with historical accuracy “The Conquest of Siberia by Ermak Timofeevich”
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Painting Night by Arkhip Kuindzhi
Arkhip Kuindzhi. Painting “Night”, 1905 1908.
Painting Night by Arkhip Kuindzhi – a lyrical testament of the master of philosophical landscape “Night” is a famous painting by Arkhip Ivanovich Kuindzhi, painted at the end
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