The painting “The Fall of the Rebel Angels” was painted by Flemish artist Peter Brueghel the Elder in oil on a tree in 1562. The plot is based on a biblical story of rebellious angels, symbolically reflecting the end of the world, when humanity, mired in cruelty and nonsense, will be doomed to death.
Boris Mikhailovich Kustodiev was born in 1878 in the family of an Astrakhan gymnasium teacher. At the age of fifteen, the artist began to actively master the mystery of drawing by the Russian painter Pavel Vlasov. Then Boris entered the Academy of Arts, located in the city on the Neva - St. Petersburg.
1912; canvas, oil; 89 x 98 State Tretyakov Gallery. Still lifes by Alexander Vasilievich Kuprin are distinguished by a carefully thought-out composition. All objects are selected and arranged so as to create a harmonious harmony of form and color. Not random chaos, but perfectly ordered, carefully verified order of beauty of everyday things.
The picture was painted in oil on canvas in 1876. Aivazovsky tried to accurately depict the raging sea, its beauty, power and grandeur. At the same time, he wanted to cause the viewer not fear of big waves, but delight from contemplating the limitless possibilities of the natural elements. The picture shows a strong storm and a small boat, which the waves carry to the rocks.
The painting by Pir Balthasar was painted by Rembrandt between 1633 and 1634. At the moment, the canvas is stored in the National Gallery of London. The painting was painted in the Baroque era and belongs to the brightest works of Rembrandt related to the historical heritage of mankind. The plot of the picture is quite simple.
In 1887, the famous artist V. Van Gogh painted his still life “A Pair of Shoes”, which was included in the series of paintings “Old Shoes”. The work was done in oil on a regular canvas, but even depicting such an everyday and unremarkable scene, she left few indifferent. There is an opinion that it is a plot continuation of another picture called "Potato Eaters", which shows the dinner of a group of peasants.