The sculpture of the peoples of Africa has long attracted connoisseurs of the whole world with its originality and dissimilarity to the usual works of traditional Western art. The undoubted advantage of the works of African masters is their peculiar understanding of the reality of the image, as well as the sacred nature of all art.
One of the most wonderful museums in the Donetsk region is considered to be the complex of monasteries of the Holy Assumption Svyatogorsk Lavra. Although it was officially created recently, only in 2002, the base of its exhibits is amazing, because in its collection there are more than 14 thousand items dedicated to the history of the Holy Mountains.
The province of the 1830s is Mstislav Valerianovich Dobuzhinsky. 60x83.5 Mstislav Valeryanovich Dobuzhinsky (1875-1957) - one of the most outstanding artists of the early twentieth century, who worked mainly in the art of graphics. His work, like the rest of the participants in the Art World Art Association, is dedicated to the charm of the aesthetics and atmosphere of past eras.
Madonna and Child with St. Dominic and St. Thomas Aquinas - Fra Beato Angelico. 196x187Italian artist and monk Fra Giovanni da Fiesole was nicknamed Beato Angelico (Angelic). Like no one else, he knew how to convey soft lyricism and a special subtle atmosphere of gospel stories. The fresco "Madonna and Child, St. Dominic and St. Thomas Aquinas" once adorned the wall of the Dominican monastery in Fiessols, but after its abolition was cut from the wall and sold to two Italian artists.
Saint Jerome - Leonardo da Vinci. 103x74 Some paintings of Leonardo - an artist, scientist, thinker of the Renaissance, remained, unfortunately, unfinished. But they are works in which the author’s intention is already fully visible, for example, the work “Saint Jerome”, performed at the level of underpainting.
Vision of St. Romuald - Andrea Sacchi. 310x175 A painter whose work dates back to early European classicism, Sacchi turned in this work to a story from the life of St. Romuald. Tom had a dream, reminiscent of the dream of St. James, who saw a golden staircase leaving for heaven with angels walking up and down on it.