The ceremonial meeting of the State Council on May 7, 1901 in honor of the centenary of its establishment - Ilya Efimovich Repin. 400 x 877 cm Possessing the undoubted authority of an outstanding artist of his era, Ilya Efimovich Repin (1844-1930) in April 1901 received a government order for the execution of a monumental canvas designed to become a “monument” to the 100th anniversary of the founding of the State Council.
Portrait of Tsarevna Anna Petrovna and Elizabeth Petrovna - Louis Caravac. 76x97Louis Caravac (1684-1754) - French artist, worked at the court at the invitation of Peter I and taught the domestic masters the secrets of painting craft. A couple portrait of the young daughters of Peter I and Catherine I, Anna and Elizabeth, Caravac created almost immediately after his arrival in Russia in 1716.
The inhalation of smoke from burning plants has a very ancient history, and was originally an element of magical rituals. Smoking and, in particular, tobacco smoking was the destiny of the elite, but with the spread of tobacco throughout the world and the tobacco smoking industry, the inhalation of tobacco smoke from a magical ritual turned into a bad habit, addictive and addictive.
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.
Apollo and Marsyos - Pietro Perugino. 39x29Picture of Pietro Perugino (1448-1523), Renaissance painter, representative of the Umbrian school, is dedicated to the Greek myth of the musical competition of the satyr Marcia and the god of art Apollo. The satyr learned to skillfully play the flute thrown by the goddess Athena, and, proud of his perfect performance, made a call to Apollo.
Portrait of Johann Friedrich the Magnanimous - Lucas Cranach the Elder. 42x31.2 Lucas Cranach the Elder (1472-1553) (Lucas 3under, taking as his last name the name of his native city, which at that time was called Cranach) - a German painter and graphic artist of the Renaissance, a master of portraiture, genre and biblical compositions, a court painter of the Saxon electors , a supporter of the ideas of the Reformation and a friend of Luther.