Saint Louis, King of France, and Page - El Greco. 120x96.5 In the second half of the 16th century, Domenico Teotokopuli (1541-1614), nicknamed El Greco, moved to Italy, from where he left for Spain in 1576, where he lived until his death. In the canvases of the master, subjectivity in the worldview prevails over reality.
The State Museum of the East was organized back in 1918, which means that very soon it will celebrate its centenary. Today it is located in the famous “Lunin House” and is always ready to offer its visitors a fascinating meeting with the art of Japan and China, Iran and India, countries of Southeast and Central Asia, the Caucasus, Transcaucasia, Kazakhstan, etc.
The National Archaeological Museum of Spain recently opened after a major renovation. The collection expanded, new artifacts appeared, the technical equipment of the museum improved. The exposition is located on three floors of a huge building with a mezzanine. Even before the entrance, visitors can see the carefully recreated Altamira cave with unique cave paintings.
Prophets king Solomon and Ezekiel - Unknown artist. 61,5x98The icon with the images of the Old Testament prophets Solomon and Ezekiel was originally placed in the iconostasis, which in the Russian Orthodox Church separates the altar from the main building. In the fourth "prophetic" row, above the "festive" row, are the icons of the Old Testament prophets with scrolls in their hands.
The last day of Pompeii is Karl Pavlovich Bryullov. 456.5 x 651 cm An outstanding master of historical paintings and portraits, Karl Pavlovich Bryullov (1799-1852) is a vivid representative of the painting of romanticism that painted the era of the first half of the XLX century. He was often accompanied by the epithets “Brilliant Karl”, “Karl the Magnificent”, rarely to whom such glory and recognition of contemporaries fell out.
In one of the most picturesque places of Ukraine, in the Crimea, there is a magnificent Vorontsov Palace Museum, which is surrounded by greenery of a unique nature. Its construction was carried out by talented and skilled masons, joiners, carvers and masters of other professions. Many of them were civilian, and many were serfs.