View of the Palace Embankment from the Peter and Paul Fortress - Fedor Yakovlevich Alekseev. 70x108The largest representative of landscape painting of the beginning of the XIX century F. Alekseev was called "Russian Canaletto" in honor of the Italian artist, master of urban landscape of the XVII century. "View of the Palace Embankment from the Peter and Paul Fortress" - one of the most famous works of the painter.
Did not wait - Ilya Efimovich Repin. 160.5 x 167.5 cm One of the most famous paintings by Repin, thanks to school reading books and textbooks, is known to every student. The picture is filled with a thick and viscous atmosphere. The depicted instant allows you to study it from all angles. Everything is here - and intense indecision, fear, admiration, joy, fear.
Fifty kilometers from the capital of France, Paris, is an ancient estate called Chantilly. The magnificent Chantilly castle, famous for its wonderful fountains and magnificent parks, attracts a huge number of tourists from all over the world. This castle won its fame not only with its rich history and beautiful architecture, it also houses one of the richest museums in France - the Conde Museum.
Portrait of Diego de Villamayor - Juan Pantocha de la Cruz. 88.5x70.5The talent of the Spanish painter Juan Pantoja de la Cruz was especially evident in the area of the front portrait of the Habsburg era. The court painter was not supposed to explore the emotions and convey the inner experiences of the people depicted on his canvases, who imposingly pose, showing their high position and wealth.
This amazing person is still a mystery to many, for his multifaceted talent is still beyond the comprehension of modern man. And it is not surprising that in Milan, in the city where this amazing man lived and worked, in 1953, on the initiative of industrialist and philanthropist Guido Ucelli di Nemi, a museum named after him, the Museum of Science and Technology Leonardo da Vinci, was opened.
The director of each museum fights for genuine exhibits in its halls. In the city of Küritz (Germany) there is a very unusual museum of lies, the director of which is proud and absolutely does not hide the fact that all the exhibits of his museum are fake. The directors of the Museum of Lies are called Reinhard Zabka. In his past, he is a famous German artist who believes that the line between truth and falsehood is very thin, especially when it comes to art.