The abduction of Europe - Valentin Aleksandrovich Serov. 71х98Powerfully cutting through a thick sea, the bull carries away the beautiful Europe. The waves, like a royal ermine mantle, envelop a strong body of a bull. Europe is calm, even indifferent. The work is devoid of secondary details. Schematicity of images is a tribute to the modernist tradition.
In just a few decades, Museyon became, in modern language, a real academic town - with living quarters for scientists, rooms for work, halls for lectures, walks and joint meals. In addition, the Museyon had botanical and zoological gardens, an astronomical observatory and a library.
The great and extraordinary man Salvador Dali was born in Spain in the city of Figueres in 1904 on May 11. Many believe that Dali was named after his father, but this is not entirely true. Although the father and son had the same names, the younger Salvador Dali was named in memory of his brother, who died before he was two years old.
The bridge of Bualdieu in Rouen. 54x65 Since 1889, Camille Pissarro, suffering from chronic eye inflammation, stops working in the open air. Fortunately, thanks to the money earned from the latest paintings, the artist can travel and thus add some variety to the theme of his paintings. Looking at boulevards, alleys, squares, ports and cathedrals from the windows of hotel rooms, Pissarro paints city landscapes that have become typical of the last ten years of his work.
Dinner at Emmaus - Michelangelo Merisi de Caravaggio. 141x196.2 Shortly after Christ was crucified and resurrected, Cleopas and his other nameless disciple went to Emmaus, a village near Jerusalem. Jesus met them on the way. He joined them, but his travelers did not recognize him. Then he stayed with them in the house, as it was too late, and having tasted food with them, the disciples recognized Jesus, but he became invisible to them.
Rural holiday in the crescent squash - David Teniers the Younger. 9Xx1Z2David Teniers the Younger (1610-1690) surpassed his parent and, as it is believed, the teacher. The best paintings of the artist were created in the 1640s, when he became the court painter of Archduke Leopold Wilhelm of Austria. Teniers gathered an art collection for the ruler and became its keeper.