Van Dyck is a talented student of Rubens, who painted his famous painting “The Crown of Thorns” at a very tender age of eighteen. As a child of wealthy parents who supported his talent, he got the opportunity to open his art workshop at the age of 16. In it, he creates his works about Christ and his apostles.
Salvador Dali's painting “Dante” is one of the artist’s illustrations for the work “The Divine Comedy”, depicting its author, Dante Alighieri. The watercolor painting looks simple and ingenious at the same time. There are no extra touches or shades. He depicts an Italian scribe and poet walking in an important and thoughtful pose (this is clear from the skilfully outlined folds on his robe).
Throughout his life, Ivan Konstantinovich Aivazovsky was passionately in love with the sea, painted paintings on the marine theme, became world famous and remained for centuries as an artist who talentedly and uniquely reflected sea landscapes on his canvases. It seems that the artist knew some great mystery, which allowed him to penetrate the innermost depths, to know the very essence of the living and reverent essence of the sea element.
Patriotism has always been fashionable among artists. At least, because you can express yourself vividly in relation to your homeland. All Russian artists treated Russia quite loyally. Yes, there was a fashion to paint overseas landscapes. But quite quickly, many artists returned to their native expanses. As for Vereshchagin, there is a very special conversation here.
Aivazovsky - the most famous of the Russian artists, marine painters, he is known for his most famous painting "The Ninth Wave." Of the genres, he preferred landscapes - mainly marine or having at least some relation to the sea - or historical scenes. “Fight in the Strait of Chios” - from the latter. It depicts one of the battles of the Russian-Turkish war that occurred in 1770 in the Chios Strait of the Mediterranean Sea.
Bruegel’s painting “Dutch Proverbs” contains more than a hundred proverbs, many of which have not been solved, and some are still used in our life. Artists are still identifying many proverbs, and more than a hundred proverbs and winged ones have been found in the picture. expressions.